Road accidents claim 3 lives in Turkey

 20 Mar 2017 - 13:22

Road accidents claim 3 lives in Turkey
Photo: AA.


BALIKESIR, Turkey: At least two people were killed and 22 others injured in a serious road accident in northern Turkey on Monday. 

A shuttle bus carrying mineworkers hit a flatbed trailer loaded with lumber in Balikesir province.

The two fatalities were identified as Sadullah Duman and Musa Cetin. 

Seven out of the 22 injured are in a serious condition; they are being treated in hospitals in Balikesir and Bursa provinces.

In a separate accident, one man was killed when a truck overturned on the Balikesir-Edremit highway.