Tuesday traffic accidents leave 9 dead

May 15, 2012, Tuesday/ 15:54:00

Traffic accidents across Turkey killed nine people and left 18 others injured on Tuesday.

A deadly accident occurred in the eastern province of Ağrı's Doğubeyazıt district when a midibus and minibus collided. Six died and 11 were injured in the accident. The injured were taken to Doğubeyazıt State Hospital for treatment. The police have launched investigation into the incident.

In another accident involving a minibus and two cars that occurred in the northern province of Çorum, one died and five were injured. The accident happened when a minibus collided head-on with an oncoming car, and then crashed into another car. The injured were taken to Çorum State Hospital for treatment.

Yet another deadly accident took place in Konya's Ilgın district when a car driven by Adnan Yaşayan spun out of control and crashed into the median at an intersection near the village of Zaferiye. The driver and a passenger in the car died at the scene, while two other passengers were injured and taken to Ilgın State Hospital for emergency care.

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