Police said Friday they have arrested the driver of a car that hit and killed a 7-year-old girl at a pedestrian crossing in Chiba Prefecture.
TBS reported that the girl, who has been named as Momoka Kamiya, was walking home after playing with friends in Funabashi at around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. According to police, Kamiya was run down at a pedestrian crossing near her home by a 23-year-old male driver from Saitama.
Kamiya was taken to hospital with severe head injuries and was pronounced dead two hours later.
The driver of the car was quoted by police as saying he didn't see the girl.© Japan Today