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Japanese Para athlete hit by self-driving automobile


A Japanese Paralympian with a visible impairment has been injured after being hit by a self-driving automobile within the Athletes’ Village in Tokyo.

Police say judo competitor Kitazono Aramitsu injured his head and legs within the collision on Thursday afternoon. He was stated to be strolling on a pedestrian crossing on the time.

Police say he was handled at a clinic contained in the village and that his accidents will take two weeks to heal.

None of the seven folks on board the automobile have been injured.

The electrical automobile was being operated contained in the village to move athletes and Paralympic officers.

Kitanozo was attributable to compete within the 81-kilogram class within the males’s Para judo.

 26日午後2時ごろ、パラリンピックの選手村で自動運転のバスが右折する際、横断歩道を渡っていた柔道代表で視覚障害のある北薗新光選手(30)と接触しました。 – ANNnewsCH