TOKYO (TR) – Popular actor Kentaro Ito is undergoing questioning after he was involved in a traffic accident in Shibuya Ward on Wednesday that left a woman seriously injured, reports TV Asahi (Oct. 29).
At just before 6:00 p.m., Ito, 23, was behind the wheel of a passenger car that struck a motorcycle carrying a man and a woman, both in their 20s, in the Sendagaya area.
The man received light injuries to an arm. However, the woman suffered a broken leg, police said.
After the incident, Ito drove off. However, he returned several minutes later. He is now undergoing questioning on suspicion of hit-and-run resulting in injury.
After appearing as a model in magazines, Ito, a Tokyo native, made his acting debut in 2014. Last year, he appeared in the NHK drama “Scarlet.”