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Train Crash in Turkey Leaves At Least Nine Dead

Train Crash in Turkey Leaves At Least Nine Dead

A high-speed train crashed into a locomotive at a station in Ankara, Turkey, on December 13th. The accident happened when the high-speed train was on its way to Konya. At least nine people were killed in the crash. At least forty-six others were injured.

Truck Carrying Migrants Crashed in Turkey; At Least 22 Killed

Truck Carrying Migrants Crashed in Turkey; At Least 22 Killed

A truck fell off a bridge in Izmir, Turkey, on October 14th. The accident happened when the truck was transporting migrants from Aydin to Izmir. At least twenty-two people were killed in the crash. Thirteen others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

Train Crashes in Northwest Turkey; 10 Killed, Over 70 Injured

Train Crashes in Northwest Turkey; 10 Killed, Over 70 Injured

A passenger train derailed in northwest Turkey, on July 8th. The train was heading from Uzunkopru in Edirne province, to Istanbul, when five wagons came off the tracks. Ten people were killed in the crash. Over seventy others were injured. Authorities believe the accident happened due to heavy rain and a landslide on the tracks.

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 [...]

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