A 3-year-old boy was hit and killed by a car being driven by his father in Saga on Wednesday.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 1:20 p.m. Police said the boy, Shido Motomura, was run over by his 43-year-old father, Fuji TV reported. Shido was taken to the hospital where he was confirmed dead about 40 minutes later.
The boy was the youngest of five siblings. Police said the accident happened when the father was leaving the driveway to take three of the children shopping, and Shido ran in front of the car.
Motomura said Shido was supposed to be inside with his mother; however, he ran out of the house by himself. Motomura told the police that he did not see him at all.© Japan Today