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Bus Crashes in Turkey; 17 Dead, 36 Injured

Bus Crashes in Turkey; 17 Dead, 36 Injured

A minibus crashed into a light pole and burst into flames in Igdir province of Turkey, on March 29th. The accident happened on Igdir-Kars highway when the bus was transporting illegal immigrants from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. At least seventeen people were killed in the crash. Thirty-six others were injured and were taken to Igdir [...]

Bus Crash in Turkey Leaves 11 Dead, Dozens Injured

Bus Crash in Turkey Leaves 11 Dead, Dozens Injured

A bus crashed in Eskisehir, Turkey, on January 20th. The accident happened when the bus was taking families from Ankara on a holiday trip to Uludag ski resort, Bursa. Eleven people were killed in the crash. At least forty-six others were injured. The cause of accident is being investigated.

Bus Falls Down Cliff in Turkey; 24 Killed, 10 Injured

Bus Falls Down Cliff in Turkey; 24 Killed, 10 Injured

A bus crashed and fell down a cliff on a mountainous road, and hit a car, near the town of Marmaris, Western Mugla, Turkey, on May 14th. According to initial investigation, the accident happened most probably due to brake failure. The bus was carrying Turkish tourists at the time. At least 24 people including the driver were killed while [...]

Bus Crashes into Vehicles in Turkey; 11 Injured

Bus Crashes into Vehicles in Turkey; 11 Injured

A bus swerved off the highway and crashed into three cars in Acibadem District, Istanbul, Turkey, on the morning of September 23rd. According to sources, the bus driver and his passenger had an altercation before the bus moved off. The passenger attacked the driver with his umbrella, as a result of which he lost control over the [...]

9 Killed after Train-Bus Collision in Turkey

9 Killed after Train-Bus Collision in Turkey

A train crashed into a minibus in Yurtbası town of Elazıg province, Turkey, on June 20th. The accident happened when the train was en-route from Tatvan district, Bitlis, to Ankara. Nine people were killed in the crash while another one was seriously injured. The deceased include four Syrian refugees.

At Least 14 Killed, 26 Injured in Turkey Bus Crash

At Least 14 Killed, 26 Injured in Turkey Bus Crash

A bus fell into an irrigation canal on the Osmaniye-Kozan highway near Cevdetiye village, Turkey, on June 5th. The accident happened when the bus was transporting school children, teachers and parents back to Hatay province after a trip to Osmaniye province. At least 14 people, including 6 children, were killed in the accident. Twenty-six [...]

At Least 8 Killed, 48 Injured as Bus Overturns in Turkey

At Least 8 Killed, 48 Injured as Bus Overturns in Turkey

A bus overturned near the Balikesir-Canakkale E-87 highway in Balikesir province of Turkey, on January 9. The accident happened when the bus was carrying mostly Syrian refugees. At least eight people, including the driver Yasar Ozkan, 63, and seven Syrian refugees, were killed in the accident. Around 48 others were injured and were taken [...]

At Least 7 Killed, 22 Injured as Bus Overturns in Turkey

At Least 7 Killed, 22 Injured as Bus Overturns in Turkey

A bus overturned in Kırşehir province of Turkey, on January 4th. Authorities said the accident happened when the bus was travelling on the highway connecting Ankara and Kirsehir. At least 7 people were killed in the accident while 22 others were injured. The injured were taken to hospitals. It is believed that the accident happened due [...]

Public Bus Hits Commuters at Turkish Bus Stop; Dozen killed, 8 Injured

Public Bus Hits Commuters at Turkish Bus Stop; Dozen killed, 8 Injured

A public bus hit commuters waiting at a bus stop in Dikimevi district, Ankara, Turkey, on the afternoon of October 1. It is believed that the accident happened due to an apparent brake failure. Around 12 people lost their lives in the crash, while 8 others sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospitals.

At least 20 Injured as Tour Bus Overturns in Turkey

At least 20 Injured as Tour Bus Overturns in Turkey

A bus overturned at the Kırıkkale-Kayseri highway in Yeniyapan district of Kırıkkale province, Turkey, on August 14. The accident happened when the bus was transporting tourists from Ankara to Nevşehir. At least 20 people were injured in the crash and were taken to hospital. Authorities said most of the tourists were Chinese [...]

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