8 students injured in hit-and-run case in central Japan
Eight pupils were injured in a hit-and-run case while walking to school Thursday morning in Kaizu, Gifu Prefecture, Xinhua reported.
A grey car hit the students from behind while a total of 10 pupils were walking in a queue to school, said Japan's NHK quoting local police.
The victims were third to sixth graders at Takasu Elementary School nearby. None of them was seriously injured.
The car that ran away was later found by the police. The driver, a man in his 60s, was also hurt in the incident and was sent to hospital. Questionings will be conducted after the treatment.