26-year-old arrested for hit and run
Urasoe Police arrested a 26-year-old restaurant employee on suspicion of causing a car accident and leaving the scene.
According to Urasoe Police, Souta Nakamoto crashed into a taxi on Highway 58 in Jitchaku, Urasoe City, Jan. 14, injuring the 65-year-old taxi driver. After the crash, the suspect fled the scene.
Urasoe Police caught him two days later on Thursday. Nakamoto was arrested on suspicion of negligent driving resulting in injury, and leaving the scene of an accident. He has admitted to all charges.