• Kyodo


Honda Motor Co. on Monday said that a faulty air bag made by Takata Corp. ruptured in the crash of a Honda Civic in March in Florida, injuring the driver.

A metal fragment hurled from a front airbag inflator struck the driver in the neck in the March 20 incident but was removed in surgery, with no threat to the life of the driver, according to a representative of the car’s owner.

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