A one-year-old girl died Tuesday after her father ran over her while he was backing his car out of the driveway of their home in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture.
According to police, the accident occurred at approximately 11 a.m. Motonori Suzuki, 39, told police he was backing his car out when he hit his daughter Maki. The girl, who had been standing behind the car, hit her head on the pavement. She was pronounced dead later in hospital. Police said that Suzuki broke down in tears as he admitted that he had been completely unaware of his daughter's presence behind the car.© News reports