A 16-year-old boy was killed and three other teenagers injured early Saturday morning when the car they were in crashed into a tree in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 1:30 a.m. Fuji TV quoted police as saying the boy killed in the crash was driving the car and that he had a license to drive a small motorbike, but not a car.
Police said the other three boys are also 16 years old. Two of them remained unconscious in hospital, while the third was awake but in a serious condition.
Police said the car may have been speeding as it crossed the center line and then hit the tree after going off the other side of the highway.© Japan Today