Police in Osaka have arrested a 69-year-old man for reckless driving resulting in injury after he hit a 70-year-old man on a bicycle and left the scene.
According to police, Koichi Higashimura, who is a carpenter, had his driver’s license revoked 20 years ago. He was quoted by police as saying he fled the scene after hitting the cyclist because he didn’t want to be caught driving without a license, Fuji TV reported.
The cyclist sustained minor injuries.
Higashimura’s car was identified through street surveillance camera footage© Japan Today