A truck crashed into a line of elementary school students leaving school in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, and five children were killed or injured. The first trial of the hand will be held at the Chiba District Court on the 6th.

In June, a truck crashed into a line of elementary school students leaving school on a school road in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, killing Yuto Tanii (8) and Kaihito Kawasome (7), killing and injuring five children. bottom.



In this accident, a truck driver in Yachimata City, Hiroshi Umezawa (60), was fatally injured in a dangerous driving because he drunk and drove a truck in the parking area about 30 minutes before the accident and fell asleep and caused the accident. The first trial will be held at the Chiba District Court from 10 am on the 6th.



According to Umezawa's lawyer, the defendant has expressed his intention to admit the content of the indictment, so the main focus of the trial is how much the weight of the sentence and the circumstances leading up to the accident will be clarified.

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