WATCH: Car flips into windscreen of bus in head-on collision

<b> HORROR CRASH:</b> One man died and 45 passengers were left injured following a horrific head on collision that took place on a Japanese highway. <i>Image: Youtube</i>
<b> HORROR CRASH:</b> One man died and 45 passengers were left injured following a horrific head on collision that took place on a Japanese highway. <i>Image: Youtube</i>

Japan - One casualty, along with 45 passengers were left injured following a horrific head-on collision that took place on a Japanese highway. 

Matter of split seconds

With no time to make any decision, a car in the opposite lane is seen jumping the dividing strip in speed, ramming into the windscreen of the tour bus.

The incident, that took place at the Tomei Expressway in Shinshiro, claimed one life which happened to be the driver of the car as he was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash.

With 47 people on the bus, six suffered broken bones while others sustained minor injuries as they waited for medical assistance at a nearby restaurant. 

A trip ruined 

The passengers on the tour bus was said to be on a cherry-picking and shopping say trip at about 7.30am, with the driver of the car being a middle aged male doctor.

Check out the crash below: WARNING - VERY LOUD AUDIO

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