A 1-year-old girl died after she was hit by a car driven by her father in front of their residence in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, on Sunday.
Police said that at around 12:30 p.m., Hiroyuki Kobayashi, 41, was pulling out of the parking lot beside his residence when he hit his daughter Chinatsu, Fuji TV reported.
Kobayashi was quoted by police as saying he did not notice Chinatsu who was right in front of the car. Kobayashi was getting ready to go shopping with his wife and Chinatsu.
The child suffered head injuries. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.© Japan Today