Man killed after his motorbike collides with garbage truck


A 21-year-old male mixed martial arts fighter was killed Tuesday when his motorbike collided with a garbage truck in Tokyo's Musashino City.

According to police, the accident occurred around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday at an intersection located in Hachiman-cho. Fuji TV reported that the garbage truck was attempting to make a right turn when it crashed into the motorcycle that was heading straight ahead at the intersection.

Police identified the motorbike rider as Iyori Akiba.

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What? This seems clearly like the truck driver's fault. Was he taken into custody.? They seem to do that even when it isn't the driver's fault. RIP to the motorcyclist.

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Always truck at intersection. If only motorcycle could Zen through this obstacle, truck.

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