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Bus Crash in Turkey

Bus Crash in Turkey

A collision between a bus and another vehicle in Bunyan in Kayseri in Turkey resulted in three deaths and sixteen injured. The death toll has risen to four. Two people were in serious condition after the accident. One person died en route to the hospital. The injured were hospitalized at the Medical Faculty Hospital in Erciyes [...]

Train-Tanker Collision Kills One in Southern Turkey

Train-Tanker Collision Kills One in Southern Turkey

A passenger train collided with a fuel tanker in Hattay, Turkey on April 4. The train was coming from Mersin City and heading towards Iskenderun when it collided with a fuel tanker at a level crossing in the Dortyol district of the southern province of Hattay. Omer Ucgul, the driver of the tanker died on the spot while seven others were [...]

Train-Minibus Accident Killed 10 in Turkey

Train-Minibus Accident Killed 10 in Turkey

A train collided with the minibus carrying employees of Tarsus-Mersin Organized Industry near the Mediterranean port city of Mersin in southern Turkey. The incident happened in early hours of March 20, 2014.  Nine people were killed on the spot. One succumbed to injuries later.  Four others are still in critical condition. The bus has been [...]

Kayzeri Bus Crash Kills 21; Death Toll may Rise

Kayzeri Bus Crash Kills 21; Death Toll may Rise

Twenty-one died in a bus crash in Turkey when the bus slid on an iced-over snow covered highway, and flipped in Kayseri. Twenty died at the scene, and one en route to the hospital. The bus was en route from Istanbul to Muş Driver Ertuğrul Karasu lost control in foggy conditions near Olukkaya in Pinarbasi at 2:30 a.m. and struck the median [...]

Turkish Bus Crash

Turkish Bus Crash

11 Swedes, 10 Norwegians and six Danes were on a tourbus in Turkey when their bus crashed, killing fifteen year old Oliver Andre Karlsson from Switzerland and a 68-year-old Danish woman. The bus was en route from a trip in the mountains, am outing with the Ving tour company to the Taurus Mountains, when it crashed in Alanya Turkey on the way to [...]

Bus Rolls in Turkey Injures 30, Kills 4

Bus Rolls in Turkey Injures 30, Kills 4

On Feb 21, 2013, a bus en route from Istanbul to Siirt rolled twenty kilometers from Gurun on the Kayseri-Malatya highway. Four passengers died in the accident. Thirty passengers were injured. The injured were hospitalized in Sivas, Kayseri and Malatya. An investigation is underway.

Bus Crashes into Istanbul Lake

Bus Crashes into Istanbul Lake

A Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Bus injured thirty passengers on 17:30 on the streets of old Istanbul when the driver lost control sliding on ice and crashed into the marshy area adjacent to lake Küçükçekmece in Istanbul. The bus normally traveled between Yeni Bosna and Kayaşehir . Locals assisted the first responders, [...]

Seven killed in Bus Accident in Turkey, including driver and child, 38 wounded.

Seven killed in Bus Accident in Turkey, including driver and child, 38 wounded.

What: Bus en route from Istanbul to Antalya Where: Turkey When: June 12, 2012, 5:30 a.m. Who: 7 fatalities, 38 wounded Why: A bus driver en route from Istanbul to Antalya fell asleep at the wheel. Bus driver Faruk Demiraip skidded off the Kütahya-Eskişehir highway in Kütahyaand and slammed into several trees. The driver died in the [...]

5 Die When Train hits Taxi

5 Die When Train hits Taxi

What: Tavsanli-Eskisehir cargo train Where: Kutahya Turkey When: March 23, 2012 Who: Five fatalities Why: A taxi crossing the tracks was struck by the train. Three people died on the scene, and one died en route to the hospital. One survivor, Hanife Olgun, was hospitalized died at Dumlupınar University Evliya Çelebi Education and [...]

Bulgarian passengers Killed in Turkish Bus Accident

Bulgarian passengers  Killed in Turkish Bus Accident

What: bus en route from Turkey to Bulgaria Where: Turkey When: Jan 21, 2012 Who: 4 killed, 27 injured Why: The bus en route from Turkey to Bulgaria overturned and fell 20 meters down near a border checkpoint. Ten Bulgarian passengers, including one in his sixties, two in their fifties, and a 10-year-old boy aboard the bus were [...]

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