Yuya Tegoshi (22), a member of the boy band NEWS, caused a car accident earlier this week, it was learned on Friday.
According to Shibuya police, the accident took place near a coin-operated parking lot in Minami-Azabu on the evening of March 15. Tegoshi was exiting from the parking lot, while a taxi on the street was passing from his right. His vehicle hit the rear left side of the taxi.
Tegoshi reportedly said that he mistakenly thought the taxi was going to yield to him.
Fortunately, neither Tegoshi nor the taxi driver were hurt.