Service marks first anniversary of tunnel collapse

Dec 2, 2013

Service marks first anniversary of tunnel collapse

Memorial rites marked the first anniversary Monday of an expressway-tunnel ceiling collapse that killed nine people and hurt two others in Yamanashi Prefecture. Relatives of the victims laid flowers just outside the 4.7-km Sasago Tunnel, where three vehicles were trapped after the concrete ceiling ...

Kin of expressway tunnel collapse victims sue operator

May 16, 2013

Kin of expressway tunnel collapse victims sue operator

A group of parents filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking ¥890 million in damages from Central Nippon Expressway Co., operator of a tunnel that collapsed in December and killed nine people. In the suit filed at the Yokohama District Court, the families of five of ...