Police in Shimotsuma, Ibaraki Prefecture, said Sunday they have arrested the 83-year-old driver of a truck that hit and killed a 13-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. TBS quoted police as saying that the boy, Takumi Izuka, was riding his bike when he was hit by the truck making a left turn at an intersection. Izuka was taken to hospital with severe head injuries but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The driver of the truck, Shigeru Izawa, was quoted by police as saying he didn't see the boy.© Japan Today