A large container truck overturned Tuesday afternoon in central Tokyo, killing a man in a passenger car that was crushed beneath it, police and fire officials said.
The 25-year-old driver of the truck was arrested on suspicion of negligence resulting in death.
The accident occurred on a three-lane stretch of the Metropolitan Expressways’ Kanjo Line in Minato Ward near Shiodome junction at around 2:50 p.m., according to officials of the Metropolitan Police Department and the Tokyo Fire Department.
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