Police in Gosen, Niigata Prefecture, have arrested a 24-year-old man after the car he was driving hit three young boys as they were crossing a street.
According to police, the three boys, aged 8, 10 and 11, were walking on a pedestrian crossing at around 5:10 p.m. Saturday when they were hit by a car driven by Makoto Matsuo, a company employee. Matsuo has been charged with reckless driving resulting in injury, Sankei Shimbun reported.
The three boys were taken to hospital with head injuries but their condition is stable, police said Sunday.
There are no traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing. The boys were on their way to a convenience store, police said.© Japan Today