47 injured after bus carrying soldiers overturns in Turkey’s Samsun
SAMSUNSome 46 soldiers and one civilian were injured on June 9 when a passenger bus overturned in the Black Sea province of Samsun, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The bus overturned in the Kavak district after driver Zehni Kasar lost control of steering while carrying soldiers to the Çarşamba Airport from the nearby Tokat province.
A total of 46 soldiers, including a first lieutenant, and the driver Kasar were reportedly injured in the accident.
The injured were taken to hospitals nearby and most of them were reported to be in a stable condition. Some 17 of them were transferred to hospitals in Samsun, while the others received outpatient care, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
Samsun Governor İbrahim Şahin visited the injured at Kavak State Hospital, where one soldier and Kasar remain in a critical condition.
They were transferred to the medical faculty hospital in Samsun.