• Kyodo


Police turned over to prosecutors Tuesday their case against a bus company and seven employees suspected of allowing drivers to speed, which contributed to a deadly 10-vehicle pileup in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Police sent papers accusing Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co. and the seven employees of violating the Road Traffic Law over the Aug. 11 pileup on the Tokyo-bound lanes of the Chugoku Expressway in Ogori.

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