A 16-year-old girl died after she was hit by a truck on Wednesday while she was riding a bicycle in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
According to police, the incident occurred just past 6 p.m. at an intersection in Minami Ward. Fuji TV reported that Yuriko Wakita was on her bike when a heavy-duty truck made a left turn and hit her. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police have arrested the truck driver, Hirofumi Mizuta, 57, on charges of negligent driving resulting in death.© Japan Today