Two people died when a motorbike and truck crashed in Iga, Mie Prefecture, early Tuesday. Police said the accident occurred at around 12:10 a.m. on the Meihan expressway in Iga, Mie Prefecture.
The motorbike was in front of the truck when it got stuck underneath the truck's bumper bar, TV Asahi quoted police as saying. Police said the truck and bike continued on that way for about 200 meters before both vehicles burst into flames.
Police said two male passengers on the motorbike died as a result of the crash. One was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was taken to hospital where he died about five hours later, TV Asahi reported. The truck driver suffered light injuries.© Japan Today