A 7-month-old baby boy, strapped in a baby carrier on his mother's back, was killed after a car hit the bicycle the woman was riding on, knocking them to the sidewalk, in Tokyo on Friday.
Police arrested the driver of the car, a 25-year-old woman, on a charge of reckless driving resulting in death.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 10 a.m. in Kokubunji, Tokyo, Fuji TV reported. Police said Fumie Yamada, 33, was riding her bike, with the baby in a carrier on her back. As she crossed the street in between cars waiting at the traffic lights, she was hit by a car coming from the left. The impact knocked Yamada off her bike.
Police said the baby sustained a head injury. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The mother suffered a light injury.© Japan Today