A vehicle driven by a 97-year-old man hit a woman and rammed into three cars in the northeastern city of Fukushima on Saturday afternoon, killing the pedestrian and injuring four other women, police said.

Police on Sunday arrested Kuniyoshi Namishio on suspicion of fatally hitting the woman on a sidewalk in the city. The police declined to reveal whether the man has admitted to the charge.

According to the police, Namishio ran into Hitomi Kawamura, 42, before crashing into three other vehicles waiting at a traffic signal around 4:45 p.m. Kawamura was pronounced dead at a hospital.