Two men died in hospital after a car chase by police Monday morning in Omaezaki, Shizuoka Prefecture.
According to police, at around 2:15 a.m., police said they were notified that four young men were fighting in the parking lot of a restaurant. According to witnesses, two men damaged a car belonging to the other two and then drove off in their car as police arrived.
Police gave chase, pursuing the men for approximately one kilometer before it crashed into a parking lot, leaving the two men unconscious. The two men, identified as Tsukasa Otani, 26, and Mitsuaki Ueda, 23, were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead shortly after.© Compiled from news reports