A man and a woman were killed after they were hit by a truck on an expressway in Nagoya on Sunday morning.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 3 a.m. on National Route 23 in Midori Ward. TV Asahi reported that the man and woman, identified as restaurant owner Hideo Kobayashi, 70, and his employee Yuna Sakai, 27, were in the car that pulled over to the side of the expressway after they had a flat tire.
Police said that when they got out of the car and were inspecting the flat tire, they were hit by the truck coming from behind them.
Police arrested the 47-year-old driver of the truck on a charge of reckless driving resulting in death.© Japan Today