Police said Thursday they have arrested the driver of a kindergarten bus that struck and killed a one-year-old girl in Chiba’s Sakura City on Wednesday afternoon.
According to police, the bus had stopped to let the girl's sister off. The victim, identified as Kiwa Takahashi, had crawled underneath the bus when the vehicle hit her as it was pulling away, Fuji TV reported. The girl’s mother was also at the scene, but told police she did not notice Kiwa crawling underneath the bus.
Police said the 68-year-old driver has been charged with negligent driving resulting in death.© Japan Today