• Kyodo


Police on Tuesday arrested the driver of a tour bus that crashed into a roadside wall on an expressway in Gunma Prefecture on Sunday, killing seven passengers and injuring the remaining 38.

Kazan Kono, 43, who was hospitalized in serious condition, was arrested on suspicion of negligent driving resulting in death and injury in connection with the 4:40 a.m. accident Sunday on the Kanetsu Expressway in Fujioka, Gunma Prefecture.

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