• Kyodo


Police searched a Chiba bus company and the home of its president on Monday following a shocking crash in Gunma Prefecture that has been termed the deadliest single-vehicle highway accident in Japanese history.

Bus company Rikuentai, based in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture, and the home of Rikuentai President Yumihide Haryu, 55, were searched on suspicion of negligent driving resulting in death and injury, the police said. Haryu’s home is on the firm’s premises.

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