Police in Chiba city said Tuesday they have arrested a 61-year-old man over the hit-and-run death of a 68-year-old man.
According to police, Toshio Suzuki, a resident of Narita city, ran into and killed Naoyoshi Morinaga on a street in Midori Ward at around 4 a.m. Monday. Surveillance camera footage showed that Morinaga appeared to be lying on the road at the time of the incident, TV Asahi reported.
Police said they were able to identify Suzuki's car from camera footage and arrested him on Monday night.
Suzuki was quoted by police as saying he had seen someone collapsed on the road but was unable to stop in time. He said he kept going because he panicked.© Japan Today