Ambulance escorting minister crashes, one emergency medic dies
BARTIN – Doğan News Agency
Officials attributed the cause of the accident to slippery road conditions. DHA photoOne paramedic was killed and two others were injured when their ambulance, which was accompanying a convoy escorting the Turkish development minister in the Black Sea province of Bartın, went off the road and struck the fence of a house.
Officials attributed the cause of the accident to slippery road conditions. The driver, which was following the convoy, lost control of the ambulance and hit a concrete wall bordering the garden of a house. All three occupants of the car were taken the hospital. Helin Kılıç, one of the emergency medical technicians, succumbed to her injuries despite all medical attention.
The minister, Cevdet Yılmaz, expressed his condolences after he was informed of the accident.