Elderly man seriously hurt in traffic accident

A car was driven by a 52-year-old woman turning right at an intersection on the prefectural road 84 in Ominami district of Nago City hit a 81-year-old unemployed man who was crossing the intersection on his bicycle at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 3.

The collision caused the man to fall, and he hit his head strongly on the pavement. He was taken to a hospital unconscious in serious condition.

The woman driver was not injured.

Nago Police investigating the accident suspects that the woman driver failed to look ahead properly. The detailed investigation to the accident continues.