Police said Monday they have arrested a bus driver in Tokyo over the death of an eight-year-old girl on the street in Edogawa Ward.
According to police, the girl was skateboarding behind the bus and ran into it when it stopped at a pedestrian crossing at around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. She was dragged beneath the bus and suffered severe head injuries. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead about one hour later, TBS reported.
The driver, who has been named as 49-year-old Sadaji Ozawa, was charged with negligent driving resulting in injury and death in connection with the incident, police said. Ozawa was quoted by police as saying he didn't notice that anything had happened.© Japan Today