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Tokyo Paralympic Athlete Run Over By Autonomous Bus | Digital Trends Spanish

A Paralympic athlete suffered an accident when he was struck by a Toyota autonomous bus in a pedestrian crossing inside the Olympic village in Tokyo, Japan, in the framework of the Paralympic games. The athlete in question is Aramitsu Kitazono, a 30-year-old judo competitor with visual impairment, who sustained some minor injuries from the blow. According to Toyota, the operators who were on the bus saw Kitazono, but did not think that he would not stop before the bus passed; in addition, there were a couple of officers controlling the crosswalk. According to Toyota, the bus was moving very slowly, at a speed of 2 kilometers per hour. Toyota apologized for the case and explained that, as soon as the incident occurred, the autonomous bus stopped to offer assistance to the athlete run ...