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Kanagawa cops: Car, truck collide in Yokohama; 2 pedestrians hurt

A car collided with a truck in Yokohama (TV Asahi)
A car collided with a truck in Yokohama (TV Asahi)

KANAGAWA (TR) – A car and a truck collided at an intersection in Yokohama on Saturday before veering off-road and severely injuring two pedestrians in a possible drunk driving case, police said.

The car approached the intersection and turned right at a red light when it crashed into a truck that was heading straight on a green light, TV Asahi reports (October 22).

A breathalyzer test detected alcohol over the legal limit for the 40-year-old driver of the truck, Kanagawa Prefectural Police said.

“I was drinking and driving,” the truck driver was quoted as telling police, who plan to investigate the incident as a drunk driving case.

The two injured pedestrians suffered serious but otherwise non-life-threatening injuries, police said.