At least seven killed in bus accident in Kahramanmaraş
KAHRAMANMARAŞ - Demirören News Agency
At least seven people were killed and 24 others were injured when a bus overturned near the southeastern province of Kahramanmaraş in the early hours of Oct. 17.
The accident occurred at around 3:00 a.m. local time on the Kahramanmaraş-Kayseri highway.
Ambulances, rescue teams and paramedics were dispatched to the scene. The wounded were transferred to hospitals in Kahramanmaraş.
According to data from the security general directorate, a total of 2,711 people were killed and some 246,000 others were wounded in traffic accidents between January and September this year.
The data also showed that 2,168 road accidents involving death occurred in the first nine months of 2018.
Some 7,427 people lost their lives and more than 300,000 others were wounded in traffic accidents last year.