A 68-year-old truck driver was arrested on Monday for hitting a 70-year-old cyclist and then fleeing the scene in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture. The cyclist, Toshiyuki Aoki, died in the incident.
Masaru Yamaguchi was arrested for allegedly hitting Aoki with his truck around 7 a.m. while the victim was cycling across the street at a green light. Yamaguchi fled the site but was later arrested after witnesses told police the registration number of his truck.
Yamaguchi was quoted by police as saying, “I didn't know I hit anybody."© Japan Today