A three-year-old boy died after he was hit by a car driven by his father in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Sho Sato told police he had been out driving with his son Yutaka, Fuji TV reported. When they arrived home, Yutaka got out of the car. As he was about to park the car, Sato said he hit his son who had apparently gone ahead of the car.
Yutaka was taken to hospital with severe head injuries and died about an hour later.
Sato told police he did not see his son move in front of the car.© Japan Today