Police said Tuesday they have arrested a 52-year-old man after the car he was driving hit two boys on a bicycle, killing both of them, in Ota City, Gunma Prefecture, on Monday night.
The cyclists have been identified as Hiromichi Ito, 16, and Kota Hasegawa, 16, Fuji TV reported.
Police said they received a call from the driver reporting that he had hit the two boys at about 8:30 p.m. The two were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead. The driver, identified as Michio Ishikawa, 52, was quoted by police as saying that he didn't notice them.© Japan Today