At least 134 cars were involved in a chain collision in Japan

At least 134 cars were involved in a chain collision in Japan on Tuesday, when a snowstorm hit a section of the highway, killing one person and injuring 17.

How it transmits, the chain collision occurred on the Tohoku Highway in northern Miyagi Prefecture around noon, on a section of the highway about a kilometer long.


Authorities ordered a limit of 50 km / h after the snow reduced visibility on the road, but even that was not enough to prevent a catastrophe.

About 200 people took part in the traffic accident, and 12 of them were hospitalized, the disaster management agency stated.

Unusually heavy snow has been falling in parts of Japan in recent weeks, which has literally surprised everyone.


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