The person arrested was Eligi Lima Kiyoshi (35 years old), a Brazilian who lives in Futamuradai, Toyoake city, Aichi.
Police said Eligi is suspected of running away after running over a motorcycle at night at the Yokonemachi intersection in Obu city, injuring a 49-year-old man.
Eligi was identified by testimony from witnesses at the scene and the wreckage of his car.
In response to the police questioning, Eligi admitted.
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