Four dead, two injured in car, train collision in Turkey's east
MUŞ – Anadolu Agency
DHA photoAt least four young men were killed and two others seriously injured in a collision of a car and freight train on a railway crossing in Turkey’s eastern Muş province late Aug. 1, authorities said.
According to police officials, there were six passengers in the car, which collided with a freight train when it approached a railway crossing in Hasköy district’s town of Düzkışla.
Abdullah Karakut, 20, Nurullah Bulakçı, 24, Emre Elitaş, 24, and Vehap Gücin, 25, died on the scene.
The two other passengers, Celal Gücin and Mehmet Taran, were taken to Muş State Hospital with serious injuries.
According to authorities, the group of young men had arrived in Hasköy from the Korkut district to play a football match with friends.