Six people were injured Monday afternoon after a truck plowed into four cars at the Oizumi Interchange of the Kan-Etsu Expressway in Tokyo's Nerima Ward, police said. According to police, the accident happened just after noon. The truck driver was quoted as saying he lost control of his vehicle while he was reaching for a cigarette.
Meanwhile, 10 people were injured in an eight-car pileup Monday morning on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway at the entrance of a tunnel in Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture. Four people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said.© News reports