Police said Sunday that a 1-year-old girl was seriously injured after she was hit by a car that was reversing out of a parking area at a hospital in Yokohama on Saturday.
According to police, the accident occurred at about 3 p.m. in the car park of a hospital in Kawaihoncho in Asahi Ward. The 66-year-old driver of the car was quoted by police as saying he didn't see anyone as he reversed his car out of a parking spot, TBS reported.
Police said the car hit 1-year-old Emi Tanaka who was walking along behind her parents. She suffered internal injuries and was taken to another hospital but her condition is not life-threatening, police said.
The child's parents told police they had taken their eyes off Emi just for a second, TBS reported.© Japan Today