A passenger bus crashed into a truck in the Turkish province of Sakarya. At least 25 people were injured, the Hurriyet portal reported on Wednesday, August 24.
An intercity bus crashed into a truck, which was following along the D-650 highway in Sakarya. According to one of the passengers, the taxi signaled to the bus when it passed to the right. The truck in front was moving slowly when the bus crashed into it from behind.
Teams of doctors, police and firefighters arrived at the scene of the accident. The victims were sent to several hospitals after the first examination. While their condition is assessed as satisfactory. The police launched an investigation into the accident.
An eyewitness to the accident, who was in the passenger compartment of the bus, said that the first time after the accident it was not possible to open the doors, and people were seized with panic.
“At first, the doors couldn’t open, and I smashed the windows with a hammer to let air in. Inside, people were in a panic. I was driving from Ankara, we drove onto the road, but I couldn’t even dial the bus,” he said.
In Japan, on August 19, seven children were hospitalized after a car crashed into a group of kindergarten students. The incident took place in the city of Ginowan (southern Okinawa Prefecture).