A 10-year-old boy was killed after a minivan hit him in the street in front of his home in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture, on Wednesday night. Police have arrested a 50-year-old man who was driving the minivan on a charge of dangerous driving resulting in death, Fuji TV reported.
According to police, at around 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Hakuto Ishikawa was crossing the street and was hit by the minivan coming from his left. There is no crossing at the spot or traffic lights at the spot.
The boy suffered severe head injuries. He was taken to hospital but died four hours later.
Police said the driver, Mitsuharu Yanagizaki, an office employee, told them he was on his way home, NHK reported.
The accident occurred right in front of Hakuto's home.© Japan Today