A 54-year-old man and his 78-year-old mother were killed after their car crashed head-on into a truck in Misaki, Tottori Prefecture, police said Monday.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 5 p.m. Sunday on National Route 179. Fuji TV reported that the car, driven by Hidemasa Yamamoto, hit an oncoming truck.
Yamamoto and his mother Chizuko, who had come from Hitachi in Ibaraki Prefecture, were killed. The 32-year-old driver of the truck was not injured, police said.© Japan Today