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S’PORE MUM & BABY KILLED AFTER THEIR CAR CRASHED HEAD-ON WITH VAN IN HOKKAIDO

A Singaporean family of 4 got into an accident on the morning of 10 January in Hokkaido, Japan, while they were on a holiday.

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The 41-year-old mother and her 4-month-old baby daughter were killed, and her 44-year-old husband and their 3-year-old daughter survived but suffered injuries.

Lianhe Zaobao reported that the accident took place at about 11.30am (local time) at the intersection of Kamifurano, a popular ski town in the region.

The family was reportedly sightseeing in the area and rented a car to drive around.

The local police said that the family of 4, who were inside the rented car at the time, crashed into a large van head-on, resulting in the two deceased being killed.

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The surviving 44-year-old father sustained a broken hip bone while the 3-year-old daughter suffered a head injury, although their injuries are not life-threatening, according to Yahoo Japan.

The Japanese authorities are investigating the accident.

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