Drunk driver plows into line of cars, killing one motorist
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Jul 23
Police said Monday they have charged a 35-year-old man with vehicular homicide after he caused a six-car pileup in Ebina, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Sunday, while driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver of one of the cars died in the accident, police said.
According to police, the suspect, who has been named as office worker Takeshi Kaito, crashed his car into the rear of a line of cars and a truck approaching a red light on Route 246 at about 3:10 a.m., Fuji TV reported. Police said three of the cars caught fire following the crash. The driver of the first car, Kentaro Sato, 35, from Machida, died at the scene.
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