Police said Monday that an 82-year-old woman died after being hit by a car in Miho, Ibaraki Prefecture. The driver of the car is still at large, police said.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 6 p.m. Sunday. The woman, identified as Meiko Kato, lived nearby. TBS reported that while she was walking to a restaurant, she was first hit by a side mirror on a motorcycle driven by a 17-year-old youth. That knocked her off balance and she fell into the path of an oncoming a white car.
The motorcyclist stopped, but the car kept going.
Kato was taken to hospital with severe head injuries but was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.© Japan Today