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Three Thais arrested in Japan for reckless driving

Three Thais were arrested in Japan's Chiba prefecture last week after driving into two Japanese students, killing one and seriously injuring another.

The three were in the same car, which hit a 18-year-old female high school student and a 20-year-old man. Both were on bicycles.

Japan's ANN News television station reported that the student died at the scene.

The station reported that initial investigation found that their alcohol level was higher than allowed by the law. Their names were still not revealed.

The Thai man believed to have been the driver was still denying he was behind the wheel when the accident occurred. He was unable to produce an international driving license.

He was however was charged with driving without a license and being reckless causing death and injuries.

The accident has been widely discussed on the social media, with many saying that Japan should cancel free-visa privilege for Thai nationals.


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