Bus Crashes On Way To Tokyo Disneyland, 7 Killed

Bus Crashes On Way To Tokyo Disneyland, 7 Killed

Tōkyō : Japan | Apr 29, 2012 at 2:17 AM PDT
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Tokyo Disneyland Bus Crash

Seven people were killed, all of its 38 passengers were injured, 13 of them seriously, as a bus carrying holidaymakers crashed Sunday morning while heading for Tokyo Disneyland, usatoday said.

The accident happened while the bus was travelling on a highway in Gunma, north of Tokyo.

The driver lost control and crashed the bus into a roadside wall, ‘with steel wall panels,’ slicing its body in half.

The 43-year-old driver was injured.

Among those killed were six women in their 20s and a man in his 40s.

According to the Associated Press, police were having difficulty identifying the mangled bodies.

The passengers were mostly holidaymakers on their way to Disneyland as Japan celebrates “Golden Week” holidays this week.


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