Turkish pop star injured in car crash, bodyguard killed
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Turkish pop singer Bengü’s personal bodyguard was killed in a highway car crash today in Istanbul that left the singer with minor injuries.
Bengü's driver was also injured in the accident, which occurred near the Çamlıca toll station on TEM highway.
Reports said the van Bengü was traveling in at the time was going "extremely fast," when careened out of control 500 meters ahead of the toll station and slammed into roadside railings. The vehicle came to a stop on the median after spinning around on its axis.
Bengü was hospitalized.
Bengü was taken to Kartal Training and Research hospital for treatment for several broken bones and cuts on her face. Yağlıcı suffered only minor cuts in the accident.