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2 killed as garbage truck overturns in central Turkey.

KAYSERy (CyHAN)- At least two people were killed as a garbage truck overturned in central Turkish province of Kayseri on Monday.

The accident occurred when a garbage truck overturned after hit the barriers while it was moving down the sloping road. It is seen at the scene that the truck was dragged on at least 200 meters and could hardly stop due to inclined road. During the accident three electricity pylons were also toppled down by the truck.

The incident took place in the early hours of Monday just near the mountain road located in Kayseri Organized Industrialized Site. Ali E[currency]eyhalioy-lu and E[currency]enol Kart, garbage collectors, took their way after getting on the garbage truck. While the truck was moving on the direction to the city centrum from the mountain road, suddenly hit the middle barriers on the roads.

With the impact of the crash two friends threw on the road and killed at the scene.

Father of one of the skilled workers said that he left from his son after took him to the workplace in the early hours. Crying father was hardly calmed by police and the residents.

Huzeyfe Akbulut, one of the eyewitness said that he involved another accident just 10 minutes before and was waiting the police. "While we were waiting the police we saw that a truck hit the barriers, dragged on a while. We began to shout. When we arrived at the scene garbage collector had already killed.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.


Monday, June 22, 2015 SOURCE CyHAN

-Var at the scene

-Var of the overturned truck which turned wreckage

-Var of death bodies of the workers

-Var of Police and fire brigade teams

-Relatives of the workers are being calmed down by residents and policemen

-Var of sad people

-Var of overturned electricity pylons

-Var of an eyewitness telling the accident

-Var of heavy construction equipment at the scene



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Date:Jun 22, 2015
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