Eight-year-old victim of hit and run

A car heading from Ojana intersection towards Maehara hit an eight-year-old girl who was attempting to cross the street, in the morning of Apr. 15.

The girl was on her way to school when the accident happened, and she was crossing the street at a spot that has no pedestrian crossing of traffic light.

The driver fled the scene towards the Maehara direction without stopping. The girl suffered only slight injury.

Okinawa Police is looking for the driver and vehicle on suspicion of hit and run.