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Tokyo cops: Driver hits 6 cars before smashing into fence; 5 hurt

A driver hit six cars before smashing into a fence, injuring 5 (TBS News)
A driver hit six cars on Yamate-dori in Meguro Ward before smashing into a fence, injuring five persons (TBS News)

TOKYO (TR) – A male driver told police he doesn’t remember hitting six cars before crashing into a fence in Meguro Ward on Saturday, leaving five people lightly injured.

According to officers from the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, the 37-year-old driver crashed into one car after another on Yamate-dori before hitting the fence of an apartment 300 meters away at around 1:40 p.m., TBS News reports (Jan. 7).

Police arrested the driver at the scene on charges of negligent driving resulting in injury.

The driver was quoted by police as saying he “doesn’t remember” the incident.

The five victims were transported to a hospital with light injuries to areas such as their necks and hips.