5-year-old girl in serious condition after being hit by car at crossing in Chiba
A 5-year-old girl was in critical condition in hospital on Tuesday after being hit by a car at a crossing in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, on Monday night.
According to police, the accident happened at a cross with no traffic lights at about 8 p.m. TV Asahi reported that the girl and three members of her family were crossing the street when she was hit by a car from the left.
The driver, identified as Shu Kamiya, 22, was arrested on a negligent driving charge. He was quoted by police as saying he took his eye off the crossing for a second and didn’t notice the girl.