The Seibu Lions announced today that Isaumu Sato was involved in a traffic accident. The incident occurred at a traffic intersection in Tokorozawa on August 15 at around 9:10pm. Sato was on his way back to the player dormitory when he attempted a right turn and crashed into a motorcycle that was traveling straight.
The Lions conducted an internal investigation and gave Sato a stern warning. They also imposed a voluntary driving suspension for an indefinite amount of time.