Collision with car seriously injures high school student
A car and bicycle collided on a street crossing on Miyako Island Thursday afternoon. The accident left a 16-year-old high school boy unconscious in serious condition.
According to Miyakojima City Police, a 28-year-old female care worker was driving her car into the crossing when her car hit the high school boy coming into the crossing from right at the same time. The boy fell down and hit his head hard on the pavement. He was taken unconscious to a hospital where he remains in serious condition.
Miyakojima police is investigating the cause of the accident.