Motorcyclist dies in hit-and-run incident in Saitama
A 21-year-old man died after being knocked off his motorcycle early Tuesday morning in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture, police said.
Local residents reported hearing the sound of a violent crash outside their homes at around 12:30 a.m., NTV reported When they reached the scene, eyewitnesses said they saw the man, who has been named as Hiroki Saito, lying in the street at a crosswalk near his motorcycle and another car.
By the time police arrived on the scene, the other vehicle had left the scene. Saito was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.