Four people killed after vehicle collides with lorry in Turkey’s Kocaeli
KOCAELİ – Doğan News AgencyFour people were killed and another was wounded in a traffic accident after a vehicle collided with a lorry in the Marmara province of Kocaeli on Aug. 15.
The accident occurred on the TEM highway’s Istanbul side in the Maşukiye area of Kocaeli.
The lorry pulled up to the emergency stopping lane after its tires started burning, with the driver of another lorry stopping to help.
Several fire crews were dispatched to the scene to extinguish the lorry’s tires.
But during the extinguishing works, a light commercial vehicle hit the lorry from behind, colliding with the burning lorry.
Four people in the vehicle, Muhsin Sayıcı, Şehri Yazgan, Ayşe Sayıcı and Sündüs Sayıcı, were killed. The wounded, Satiye Yarıcı, was taken to hospital for treatment.