• Kyodo


An 83-year-old man drove a car on a railway track in Hokkaido for about 1.2 kilometers before becoming stuck at a crossing, police said Wednesday.

The man apparently entered the railway track at another crossing on the JR Muroran Line around 10 p.m. Tuesday and continued to drive the vehicle after passing Shiraoi Station. No trains were passing at the time and he was not injured, the police said.

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