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Fatal accident in Turkey with 14 victims and several injured, view from the scene

Fatal accident in Turkey with 14 victims and several injured, view from the

A fatal accident in Turkey in the early hours of the morning left 14 dead and at least 18 injured. Turkish media report that the passenger bus overturned on the Balikesir Highway while heading to Edremit, in the western province of Balikesir.

Fatal accident in Turkey with 14 victims and several injured, view from the

Fatal accident in Turkey with 14 victims and several injured, view from the

According to the Turkish emergency service, some of the injured passengers are in serious condition. They were taken to the nearest hospitals. Turkish authorities have launched an investigation to find out the causes of the accident, and it is noted that this is the second case recently in Turkey with a death toll and a similar accident.

Fatal accident in Turkey with 14 victims and several injured, view from the

Fatal accident in Turkey with 14 victims and several injured, view from the

Six people died and 37 others were injured after a bus collided with a truck in Manisa province, an accident that occurred a few days ago.

Accidents in Turkey are taking hundreds of lives every year all over Turkey. One third of accidents are caused by speeding by drivers. The government seeks to reduce the number of accidents with a number of stricter and punitive measures for drivers who do not follow traffic rules.

* Daily Sabah article, translated and adapted into Albanian by Tiranapost.al.