A 5-year-old boy died after being hit by a minivan on a street in Tokyo's Setagaya ward, police said Monday, adding they ave arrested a 47-year-old woman who was driving the van.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 3 p.m. Sunday, Fuji TV reported that Takeru Shirai was leaving a parking lot when he was hit by the minivan coming from the right. He was rushed to the hospital where he died from cranial injuries.
The driver, Kotomi Hosoya, has been charged with reckless driving resulting in death. The road where the boy was hit is about 3.5 meters wide and police said there were no obstructions.© Japan Today