Truck hits a bus carrying girl students: 2 dead 16 injured
BURSA - 16 people were injured when two people lost their lives in the accident that resulted in the crash of a bus-carrying girls students from Diyarbakır to Bursa.
It was learned that the driver pulled over the bus due to the complaints of students having nausea. 2 students lost their lives and 16 injured after a van rammed into students staying on the side of the road.
The accident, took place in the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir highway, near the Karsak entrance. According to the information, 91 female students came to Sabiha Gökçen Airport by plane from Diyarbakır for Bursa tour with the organization of Diyanet Presidency moved to Bursa by 2 buses.
The bus driver stopped the bus at the roadside, complaining of some students' nausea. Meanwhile, 16 JDL 86-plate light commercial vehicle in the same direction was driving by Sedrettin Eroy, rammed into students on the roadside.
Upon notification, a large number of health, search and rescue teams and gendarmes were sent to the scene.
Edanur Yıldız, 13, and Semanur Tekinhatun, 13, were determined that lost their life at the accident site.
Wounded people were rushed to hospitals in Orhangazi, Gemlik and Bursa, both drivers were taken into custody.
The accident investigation is ongoing. (ILKHA)