SAGA (TR) – A 3-year-old boy died after his father accidentally drove over him while leaving their parking space at home, police said on Wednesday.
Police received an emergency call from a passerby who said a “child was run over in a traffic incident” in Saga City at around 1:30 p.m., Nippon News Network reports (Nov. 23).
The 43-year-old father of Michi Motomura was taking his other three children out for shopping when he struck Michi with his car’s front right wheel, Fuji News Network reported.
Michi’s death was confirmed 40 minutes after he was rushed to a hospital, police said.
Police are questioning the father about the circumstances.