Police are looking for two persons who threw a bicycle onto the train tracks of the JR Kagoshima line between Tosu station and Hizen-asahi station in Tosu City on Sunday. The incident occurred at around 6:30 p.m.
Police said the driver of the local train saw the act and immediately applied the emergency break, but was too late, and hit the bicycle. No injuries were reported and the train was stopped for about 15 minutes while a clean-up crew removed the bike's pieces.
According to police, the train conductor reported that one of the two perpetrators was a man who looked to be in his 50s. The age and gender of the other person is unknown.© News reports