Police on Monday night arrested a 71-year-old man over the hit-and-run death of a 75-year-old woman in Yokohama on Sunday morning.
According to police, Keiko Okawara was found lying by the side of the road in Sakae Ward at around 4 a.m., Sankei Shimbun reported. She was rushed to a hospital, where she was declared dead on arrival.
Fragments of a car were found at the scene, indicating that the woman was most likely hit by a vehicle, police said.
Police analyzed security camera footage and spotted a car belonging to Takeshi Sayama.
Sayama was quoted by police as saying he had not been aware that he had hit anybody.© Japan Today