On the 18th, on a nationwide freeway in Yakumo Town, Hokkaido, a truck that protruded into the oncoming lane collided with an intercity freeway bus, killing 5 passengers and injuring 12 others. A enterprise workplace within the city is being searched on suspicion of negligent driving leading to loss of life. The police will analyze the confiscated supplies sooner or later and examine the detailed reason behind the accident.
On the 18th, a truck carrying livestock pigs on National Route 5 in Noda, Yakumo-cho bumped into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with an intercity freeway bus heading from Sapporo to Hakodate. A complete of 5 drivers have been killed and 12 have been critically injured.
The police suspected that the motive force of the truck that died had made a mistake driving for some cause, and have been investigating the accident. At round 20 minutes, a search started on suspicion of negligent driving leading to loss of life.
Hiroaki Yoshihara, president of “Nippon Clean Farm”, responded to interviews with media firms on the nineteenth, saying, “As a company, we will fully cooperate with the police investigation.” We acknowledge that the truck crossed the middle line and hit the bus.”
The police will analyze the supplies seized throughout the search and examine the detailed reason behind the accident.