Police plan to arrest a 48-year-old truck driver for professional negligence after he was allegedly involved in 47 hit-and-run accidents in 30 minutes, they said Aug. 20.
The series of accidents came to an end around 11:20 a.m. on Aug. 20 when Kazuo Umemura drove his vehicle into a refrigerated truck that had stopped at a traffic light on National Route 1 in Oiso, Kanagawa Prefecture, police said.
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