Police on Sunday arrested a 31-year-old woman over the hit-and-run of a 71-year-old man in Nagareyama, Chiba Prefecture, on Saturday night.
According to police, Yajiro Akita was hit by a car at about 8:20 p.m. Saturday. He suffered severe head injuries and remained in a coma on Sunday, Fuji TV reported.
On Sunday afternoon, police traced the owner of the car and arrested Masumi Ochi on a charge of negligent driving resulting in injury. She was quoted by police as saying she panicked and kept going after she hit the man.© Japan Today