A woman in her 20s was killed after her motorbike fell over and she was hit by several cars on the Tomei Expressway in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Wednesday.
According to police, the accident occurred in Tama Ward at around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday during heavy rain, Fuji TV reported. The bike slid over on the wet road and the woman was flung off the bike. Police said she was run over by at least seven cars, police said.
Police said the rain was heavy at that time due to the effects of a passing typhoon and that visibility on the expressway was poor.
Three lanes of the expressway were closed for about three hours after the accident.© Japan Today