Man arrested after driving car into pedestrians in Nagoya
A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after steering his car onto a pavement and hitting 12 pedestrians in Nagoya, police said Sunday.
The incident occurred mid-afternoon close to the city’s central station and the driver was caught on the spot, a police spokesman told AFP by telephone.
He did not give any other details including the driver’s identity. Media reports said 12 pedestrians were injured, one of them seriously
“I tried to kill people with my car,” the man told investigators, according to the Jiji Press news agency.
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