Police in Kanagawa say a 35-year-old man has been arrested over the death of a 3-year-old boy who was run over by a car at a popular picnic spot.
According to police, 3-year-old Sena Akao was visiting the riverside picnic site in Aikawa with his family for a barbecue on Thursday morning, when he was run over and killed.
TBS reported that the driver, who has been named as Isamu Ota, was arrested on Thursday night. During police questioning, Ota was quoted as saying, "I backed up without looking behind me."© Japan Today