Police said Thursday that a two-year-old girl died after she was hit by a car in the parking lot of a supermarket in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture.
According to police, the incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. TV Asahi quoted police as saying that the girl and her mother had finished shopping when the child ran ahead of her mother and was hit by a car driven by a 59-year-old woman. The girl, who was identified as Hina Ishii, was taken to hospital with head injuries, but died about six hours later, TV Asahi reported.
The driver of the car was quoted by police as saying she didn't notice the girl as she was pulling into the car park.© Japan Today