Four young men and women were killed Saturday morning when their car crashed head-on into a 10-ton truck in Saitama.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 12:30 a.m. on National Route 122 in Iwatesuki Ward, Saitama. NTV reported that the truck driver told police the car crossed the center line and smashed into him head-on.
The four passengers in the car -- aged 19 and 20 -- were taken to hospital with severe injuries but were pronounced dead upon arrival, police said. The truck driver was not injured.
Police said it was raining heavily at the time and visibility was poor.© Japan Today