A 23-year-old motorcyclist was killed after he crashed into a taxi in Saitama early Sunday morning.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 12:30 a.m. TV Asahi quoted police as saying that the motorcyclist, identified as Hiroki Wakayama, hit the taxi as it was turning right at an intersection. The traffic light was green at the time and the motorcycle was coming from the opposite direction toward the taxi.
Wakayama was taken to hospital with severe head injuries but was pronounced dead on arrival. The 49-year-old taxi driver and his 42-year-old passenger received minor injuries, police said.© Japan Today