Two killed in crash on The Bay Line, partially closed to traffic

Collision on the Tokyo Metropolitan High School Bay Line kills two people, partially closed to traffic August 2 at 2:33 p.m.

On the morning of February 2, two men and a woman in a passenger car were killed in a collision between a sports car and a passenger car on the Bay Line on the Metropolitan Expressway in Kawasaki City.
Police have arrested a 50-year-old self-proclaimed company officer who was driving a sports car on the spot on suspicion of negligent driving injury and are investigating the situation in detail.
Just after 8 a.m. on February 2, a passenger car collided with a sports car “Porsche” on the Metropolitan Expressway and Bay Line in Ogijima, Kawasaki City.

In the accident, two adult men and women in a passenger car were taken to hospital in a critical condition unconscious, but both were later confirmed dead.

Police arrested YoshiyukiHikoda, 50, a self-proclaimed company officer in Edogawa Ward, Tokyo, who was driving a Porsche, on the spot on suspicion of negligent driving injury.

According to the police, the right back part of the passenger car that was driving in front of it was heavily damaged, and it is believed that Mr.Hikoda collided when he tried to overtake the car in front of him at a considerable speed.

In response to the investigation, Mr.Hikoda admitted to the charges, and the police are investigating the circumstances of the accident in detail.

Due to the accident, the Bay Line is closed to traffic between the Higashiogijima Interchange and daikoku interchange.