An 8-year-old boy riding a bicycle was hit and killed by a bus in Yokohama, police said Saturday, adding that the 44-year-old driver has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving resulting in death.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 4 p.m. Friday at a T junction in Tsuzuki Ward, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said the boy, Rikuto Shinkai, was crossing the junction he was hit by the bus turning right. The boy was taken to hospital where he died about two hours later.
No passengers on the bus were injured. Police arrested the bus driver, Seiya Sasaki, at the scene.© Japan Today