Taxi Driver Infected With New Coronavirus

Taxi driver infected with new coronavirus

A taxi driver in his 70s in Tokyo has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

Health authorities say the man told them he drove passengers believed to be Chinese.

Fatal Car Crash Driver Referred To Prosecutors

Fatal car crash driver referred to prosecutors

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department has sent files to prosecutors on a former senior bureaucrat, related to suspicion of negligent driving resulting in deaths and injuries. The 88-year-old man was involved in a fatal car accident in April.

Kozo Iizuka drove his passenger car through pedestrian crossings in the Ikebukuro district, hitting 31-year-old Mana Matsunaga and her three-year-old daughter Riko who were riding on a bicycle. The two were killed and 10 others including the driver were injured.

Police: Driver Struggled To Turn Before Crash

Police: Driver struggled to turn before crash

A deadly collision between a truck and commuter train in Yokohama, near Tokyo, was caught on camera. Investigators say footage taken at the scene Thursday shows the driver struggling with his truck's steering wheel before entering the railway crossing.

The 67-year-old driver was killed when the express train smashed into his truck. Thirty-four others were injured.

Police: Truck Driver Struggled To Make Turns

Police: Truck driver struggled to make turns

Investigators say the driver of a truck involved in a deadly collision with a train in Yokohama struggled to make a right turn before it entered a rail crossing from a narrow road parallel to the tracks.

The truck driver died and 33 people were injured when the express train crashed into the truck near Kanagawa-shinmachi Station on the Keikyu Line on Thursday.