Police said Wednesday that a 9-year-old girl died after being hit by a truck at a T-junction in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward. Police said the accident occurred at about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Fuji TV reported that Rei Matsuda, 9, was riding a bike and made a left turn into a one-lane road, when her bike fell over, according to witnesses. She was then hit by an oncoming 2-ton truck. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police are still investigating the circumstances of the accident.© Japan Today