16-year-old boy on stolen motorcycle crashes into taxi

A 16-year-old unemployed boy driving a stolen motorcycle crashed into a taxi at an intersection in Kumoji, Naha City, early in the morning on Wednesday.

According to Naha Police, a police patrol car was chasing the motorcycle that entered an intersection against a red traffic light and crashed into the taxi about 3 a.m. on Aug. 5th.

The boy on the motorcycle did not wear a helmet, and hit his head hard on the pavement. He was taken to a hospital unconscious where he remains in a serious condition.

There were no passengers in the taxi and the taxi driver was not hurt either.

Police say the boy does not have a driver’s license, and the motorcycle was reported stolen.

04:44 29 Feb , 2024