Police have arrested a 69-year-old driver on charges of negligent driving resulting in death following a car accident that killed a man and injured his son.
At around 12 p.m. on Tuesday, an 8-year-old boy and his parents were walking along a road near a camping site in Uenomura, Gumma Prefecture when a vehicle hit them from behind, instantly killing the father. The boy was injured and was taken to a hospital, Fuji TV reported. The mother was uninjured.
The driver of the car, identified as Fusami IIzuka, an employee at the camping site, was arrested on the spot.
The family had gone camping for their summer vacation, police said.© Japan Today