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Hirotaka Egusa hits a man riding a bicycle while driving

by on Sep.14, 2010 @ 11:30 pm, under NPB

9/15/2010 2:18pm JST

The man Egusa hit will apparently require about three days of medical treatment.

9/14/2010 11:30pm JST

Hirotaka Egusa (HAN) was involved in an accident on Tuesday while driving.

At about 8am in the morning on Tuesday, Egusa ran into 51-year-old man, riding a bicycle, at a pedestrian crosswalk.  The 51-year-old man apparently suffered minor injuries (left hand); Egusa was fine.

According to Koshien police, Egusa was on his way to the Naruohama training facilities and was making a right turn when he hit the 51-year-old man.  The police are handling this as a case of careless driving on Egusa's part.

Egusa left a comment through the club, apologizing to the man he hit, the club, and the fans.