Pokemon Go Death : road accident claims a woman’s life in Japan after car driver rams vehicle into two peoples which driving a car and playing Pokemon Go.
Pokemon Go is passing away they reached its popularity and slowly taking a beating. There were some other incidents reported due to Pokemon Go, for the first time in Japan, a woman was killed and another was injured when a Pokemon Go player rammed his car into them.
This shocking accident happened in the city of Tokushima, where a 39-year-old man was playing the game while driving. He hit two pedestrians, killed one and severely injuring other. The women who have been passed were in her 70s and died due to spinal injury.
Pokemon GO was released by Nintendo and Niantic back in two months ago, it was an immediate hit for iPhone and Android users. The augmented reality game quickly jumped to the number one position on both Play Store and Apple Store.
The Pokemon Go related deadly accident shocked the Japanese gaming community while the police have taken the driver of the vehicle into the custody. The driver told the police that he was playing Pokémon GO while driving, and didn’t notice the pedestrians. After this incident Developers of the game issued the following statement:
“We express our deep condolences to the family and acquaintances. We are still looking into the details of the incident. We will take any necessary steps following the completion of an investigation.”
According to Bloomberg, Japan has put up signs in public areas asking people not to walk while using their smartphones in order to prevent game related injuries.
Ever since Pokemon Go is released authorities of different countries issued a various warning for the safety of the players.