North Cyprus – Horrific Accident claims three Lives


Horrific Accident claims three Lives

At least three people were killed in a head-on collision traffic accident on the Girne-Değirmenlik mountain pass yesterday morning.

Tragedy struck when a school bus carrying high school students from Karaağaç village collided head-on with a large truck coming from the opposite direction near a stone quarry at around 7:00am.

traffic-accident

An initial police investigation has revealed that the truck had crossed out of its lane, crashing into the bus travelling in the opposite direction.

The students were studying at various high schools in Lefkoşa.

The three killed have been named as the school bus driver Denktaş Mutluer and 16-year-olds Sude Demirkıran and İlayda Yeliz Öztürk…… 

.

The remaining 7 passengers on the bus were injured in the accident.

3 of them are said to be in critical condition.

Dozens of citizens rushed to the Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State hospital to donate blood for the injured following a call from the health ministry.

Police is continuing its investigation into the accident.

Meanwhile a number of scheduled events across the country have been cancelled.

President Mustafa Akıncı who is currently in Istanbul is cutting his visit short and will be arriving in the TRNC at 8pm.

Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün has also cancelled a trip to Istanbul this evening.

Source: BRT World News

This entry was posted in News and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s