Four minors, aged between 16 and 18, attempted to ride a two-person "big scooter" in Saitama on Thursday morning, resulting in a crash which killed three and seriously injured the fourth.
The accident was reported to police by an employee at a nearby convenience store at around 5:30 a.m., TV Asahi reported.
According to eyewitnesses, two boys and two girls attempted to ride the 250cc scooter all at once. Investigators say that evidence taken at the scene suggests the scooter collided with the curb. No other vehicle was involved, police said. One boy and both girls died of their injuries, TV Asahi reported.© Japan Today