A snowmobile that three people, including two elementary school students, were riding, crashed into a tree, seriously injuring the two boys, in Sapporo, Hokkaido, on Sunday.
At around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, a passerby called 119 reporting that there had been an accident involving a snowmobile at Pekeretto Lake Park, Fuji TV reported.
According to police, a 45-year-old man and two boys, aged 11 and 12, were riding the snowmobile when it crashed into the tree. The boys hit their heads and the man, who is a friend of the boys' father, suffered injuries to his face and shoulder. All three were taken to hospital.
The boys remained in a coma on Monday. Police believe that one of the boys might have been driving the snowmobile.© Japan Today