A 76-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Chiba on Monday, and police have retrieved the license plate of the car involved from the scene of the accident.
The incident took place around 9 p.m. in Chiba's Midori Ward. Passersby who saw the accident found the victim, identified as Teru Ishii, in a rice paddy next to the road. Ishii was rushed to the hospital but died soon after.
At the scene, police discovered a license plate registered in Chiba, and are currently trying to locate the car to which the plates belong.© News reports