Police in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he allegedly ran over a moped rider with his car.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 1:15 a.m. on July 31, Fuji TV reported. Police said Tomoya Kamijo, a company employee, ran over the 57-year-old moped rider who had parked his moped when the incident occurred. The victim’s colleague called 110.
Kamijo initially drove away but returned to the scene and was arrested. Police said he has partially denied the charge and quoted him as saying, “The moped was in front of me but no one was there.”
The victim sustained minor injuries, police said, adding that they are investigating whether there was any trouble between the two men before the incident.© Japan Today