A 28-year-old woman died after she got out of a car and was hit by a truck on a road in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture, on Thursday morning.
According to police, the woman, identified as Aiko Maeda, was in a car being driven by her mother when the incident occurred at around 4:40 a.m. Thursday. TBS quoted a witness as saying that the car pulled over at the side of the road and when Maeda got out, she was hit by the truck which was following the vehicle. Police said the truck driver told them he was unable to stop in time.
Maeda was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police said they are questioning Maeda's mother and the truck driver over the circumstances leading up to the incident.© Japan Today