A car crashed through a guardrail and fell four meters, hitting a house and killing a 17-year-old occupant in Hiroshima on Tuesday.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 12:30 a.m. in Higashi Ward. NTV reported that a 20-year-old man was driving three female friends home when the accident occurred. The car smashed through a guardrail and fell nearly four meters before crashing into a small house.
Police said one of the occupants of the house, Kyoka Masumoto, suffered head injuries. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the car and his passengers all sustained minor injuries.
Police said it was raining heavily at the time and believe the driver lost control of the car as the road curved.© Japan Today