An 8-year-old boy was run over and killed at a crosswalk in Yokohama, police said Tuesday.
According to police, elementary school student Hinata Onishi was crossing the street in Totsuka Ward on his bicycle at about 4:30 p.m. Monday, when he became caught up in the front left wheel of a truck that was heading toward him. TBS reported that he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The 46-year-old driver of the truck, who has been named as Akitaka Fukatsu, was arrested at the scene on a charge of negligent driving resulting in injury. Police said they will upgrade the charge negligent driving resulting in death.© Japan Today