• Kyodo


Twenty-six people were injured, one seriously, in a pileup Wednesday morning involving about 80 vehicles in the southbound lane of the snowbound Do-o Expressway in Bibai, western Hokkaido, police said.

Most of the injured sustained light injuries, with one suffering a broken leg, and were rushed to the hospital. The accident occurred at around 8:55 a.m., they said.

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