Transport and Infrastructure Minister M. Cahit Turhan, in Ankara, about the accident that occurred as a result of the head-on collision of the locomotive with the High Speed Train (YHT), "A total of 9 citizens lost their lives as a result of this accident." said.
YHT, who made the Ankara-Konya expedition, collided with a guide locomotive near Marşandiz Station in Yenimahalle. After the incident, Minister Turhan went to the scene and made an investigation in the accident area.
The crisis desk for the accident was created by the Ministry officials. 3 delegation was sent to the scene by the Accident Investigation and Review Board.
Giving information about the way the accident occurred, Turhan said, “At 06.30:06.36, the train departing from Ankara Station collided head-on with the locomotive rotating from the road control around Yenimahalle district motor station around XNUMX.” he spoke.
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Minister Turhan, "A total of 9 citizens are now dead as a result of this accident." used the expression.
Noting that the investigations have been started due to the accident, Turhan said that the public will be informed about the developments. Turhan wished mercy from those who died in the accident, and urgent healing for those who received treatment.
Turhan asked the journalists' question whether there are other people under the wreckage, "There is no injured under the wreckage." gave the answer.
Turhan, the passenger train on the question of why the locomotive is located on the same route, the investigation continues on the subject reported.
It was learned that there were 206 passengers in YHT.