A truck and a number of cars ran over a man who was lying on a highway in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Saturday morning.
According to police, the man was already lying on National Route 354 when he was run over by a truck at around 12:10 a.m. Saturday. The truck driver was quoted by police as saying he saw what appeared to be a body on the road ahead but couldn’t stop in time. Fuji TV reported that after the truck hit the man, a number of cars also ran over the body.
Police said the victim, identified as Hiroyuki Nakajima, 66, may have already been dead from an earlier hit-and-run when he was hit by the truck.© Japan Today