Bus With Russian Tourists Overturns in Turkey, 3 People Killed, 5 Injured
"On August 2, in the Manavgat area at about 6 p.m., an accident occurred with the participation of a bus transporting a group of 22 Russian tourists, who were finishing their vacation in Antalya, to the airport. According to preliminary information from the traffic police, the bus driver lost control, the vehicle crossed the dividing line and jumped out onto the oncoming lane, and overturned. The accident killed three Russians, five were seriously injured. Two of them are in intensive care unit. All those injured were taken to local hospitals for first aid and additional examination," the consulate general's spokesperson said.
"We offer our condolences to the families and friends of the victims, we wish a speedy recovery to the injured compatriots. We keep the issue under control and will inform you about the development of the situation additionally," the spokesperson said.
Another bad news came from Antalya's Manavgat district, which has been struggling with fires for days. As a result of the overturning of the tour midibus carrying Russian tourists, 3 people lost their lives and 16 people were injured. pic.twitter.com/0hrKbAd5Cx— HÜSEYİN AVNİ KEMAL (@HAvni2861) August 2, 2021