Tatsuya Yamaguchi, a former member of all-male pop idol group Tokio, has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, it was learned Tuesday.
Yamaguchi, 48, is suspected of driving a motorcycle under the influence of alcohol, investigative sources said. He was arrested in Tokyo's Nerima Ward after colliding with a car waiting at a traffic light around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. He was on his way to a friend's house and admitted that he was responsible for the accident under the influence. A driver in the car who called the police and Yamaguchi were not injured in the incident.