On the night of the 7th, an 85-year-old man crossing a national highway was hit by a passenger car and died in Tottori City.

At that time, information on evacuation of elderly people was issued in the area where the man lived, and the police were investigating the detailed situation of the accident because the man was on his way to the evacuation center.



After 7:30 pm on the 7th, Mitsuo Aranishi (85), who lives nearby at the intersection of Yoshinari, Tottori City, was hit by a passenger car running while crossing.



According to police, Mr. Aranishi was taken to the hospital by hitting his head, but he was confirmed dead about five and a half hours later.



Due to the active rainy season front, it was a record heavy rain in Tottori prefecture on the 7th, and information on evacuation of elderly people etc. was issued in the area where Mr. Aranishi lives at that time.



Mr. Aranishi was on his way to a nearby shelter with his daughter, so police are listening to a 49-year-old woman who was driving a car to investigate the details of the accident.

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