Crash leaves two dead, seven injured
June 18, 2008, Wednesday/ 18:33:00/ TODAY'S ZAMAN WITH WIRES
Two persons have died and seven were wounded in a car accident involving college students returning home from their graduation party in İstanbul's Büyükçekmece district. The students held a graduation party in a restaurant in Beşiktaş to celebrate their graduation from Namık Kemal University's Çerkezköy Vocational School and decided to return to Çerkezköy in a car driven by Cihan Ünal. The car hit the guardrail on the TEM Highway and sustained serious damage. Ayten Topuz (20) and Sündüz Kocabalta (20) were severely injured at the site and died at the hospital despite urgent medical attention.