Man arrested over fatal hit-and-run in Kumamoto Pref


Police in Uki, Kumamoto Prefecture, have arrested a 61-year-old man on suspicion of dangerous driving resulting in death.

Seiya Nakamura, a company employee, who was arrested on Sunday, is accused of hitting Seiji Uehara, 55, with his car at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, and not stopping, Sankei Shimbun reported. A passerby spotted Uehara lying on the street early Sunday and called 119. Uehara was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Nakamura’s car was identified through street surveillance camera footage. After his arrest, Nakamura was quoted by police as saying he thought he hit something but didn’t think it was a person.

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Another coward who instead of admitting to his recklessness just says “I didn’t think I hit someone.”

Pathetic cockroach.

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If I thought I hit something with my car I would stop to I spect the damage to my vehicle. It’s a BS excuse that doesn’t hold up.

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If I hit a paper bag in the road, or anything for that matter, you can bet your last dollar (yen in this case) that I am checking my rear view mirror to see what I hit.

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