A 50-year-old man riding a scooter was killed after he was hit by a station wagon that kept going in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, on Sunday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 7 a.m. at a T-junction with traffic lights. Sankei Shimbun reported that a witness called 110 to report that a black station wagon had hit a scooter turning right, and kept going.
Police said the man on the scooter suffered severe head injuries and was taken to hospital where he died about three hours later.
Witnesses said the station wagon was going through a red light when it hit the scooter.
Police are examining street surveillance camera footage to try and identify the car.© Japan Today