Overloaded trailer overturns and kills three drivers Driver indicted at home Chiba Dec. 26 19:07
Last year, an overloaded trailer rolled over in Chiba City, killing three family members in an underlaying car, and a trailer driver was charged at home for negligence in driving.
It was Shingo Arihara (27), a company employee in Yachiyo-shi, Chiba, who was charged at home.
According to the indictment, Defendant Arihara said in September last year that he overturned an overloaded trailer at an intersection in Wakaba Ward, Chiba City, killing three family members in a light car laid underneath. He has been charged with negligible driving fatalities.
According to previous investigations, the trailer was suspected to have rolled over at the intersection without slowing down sufficiently, despite the unstable condition, with a load of 47 tons, which was 18 tons higher than the maximum load capacity. Is that there is
Prosecutors have not disclosed whether the defendant acknowledged the charges.
In the accident, an employee of a waste collection company that worked to load the luggage was sent documents to the police on suspected of overloading for violation of the Road Traffic Law, but the prosecution did not prosecute this employee.