Two truck drivers were killed Friday in an accident involving three vehicles in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 3 a.m. on the expressway. TBS quoted police as saying that a semi-trailer was rear-ended by a large truck which in turn was hit from behind by a third truck.
The 43-year-old driver of the truck that rear-ended the trailer and the 42-year-old driver of the third truck were killed, police said.
Police said the expressway was closed for about 6 1/2 hours due to the accident.© Japan Today