One Person Killed, 49 Injured in Accident Involving Bus Carrying Tourists in Turkey, Reports Say
08:04 GMT 13.09.2021 (Updated: 08:49 GMT 13.09.2021)
© AP Photo / Emrah GurelTurkey ambulance. (File)
© AP Photo / Emrah Gurel
A tourist bus in Turkey drove into the oncoming lane, crashed into a minibus that was carrying schoolchildren, and then overturned.
At least one person was killed and 49 were injured in the accident, which involved a bus carrying tourists in the province of Mugla in southwestern Turkey, according to the Cumhuriyet newspaper.
A school bus and a tourist bus collided on the Mugla Denizli highway on Monday at about 7:30 am local time, according to media reports.
According to reports, the bus crashed into a minibus carrying schoolchildren and overturned. The tour bus driver died on the spot. According to preliminary data, he had a heart attack.
Among the victims were 41 Ukrainian tourists, seven schoolchildren and the driver of the school minibus. All of them were taken to hospital.