A 3-year-old boy died after he was hit and killed by a car driven by his mother in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 4 p.m. Saturday, Fuji TV reported. The boy suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The 38-year-old woman was driving her three sons to their father's workplace. She told police she stopped the car to let her sons out. When she started to move again, the car hit her youngest son.
The woman was quoted by police as saying she didn't see her son in front of the car.© Japan Today