• Kyodo


Five people were killed and another was seriously injured in a road accident in Itako, Ibaraki Prefecture, early Monday, police said.

The accident occurred at around 1 a.m. when a car veered across a two-lane prefectural road and slammed head-on into an oncoming car, according to a police spokesman.

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