Hit-and-run victim dies after dragged 2km by taxi

2km引きずられ男性死亡 タクシー運転手の男逮捕

TOKYO, Sep 10 (News On Japan) - A male taxi driver has been arrested following the death of man who was dragged 2 kilometers after a hit-and-run incident in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo.

The taxi driver, Katsuhiko Fukunaga (63), is suspected of hitting and fleeing after running over Iimura Shu (55) in Setagaya Ward shortly after 1 AM on September 9.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, Fukunaga is believed to have had passengers in his taxi at the time and dragged Iimura for 2 kilometers after the initial impact.

Iimura was later confirmed dead after being hit by another taxi.

Fukunaga denies the allegations, saying, "I thought I had hit a metal pole or something."

There are suspicions that Mr. Iimura had been hit by a motorcycle just before the hit-and-run, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Police are also questioning the man who was riding the motorcycle.

Sep 10 (ANNnewsCH) - 東京・世田谷区で男性が車にひき逃げされて、その後、死亡した事件でタクシー運転手の男が逮捕されました。男性は、2キロにわたり車で引きずられたとみられます。  ...continue reading

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