39 injured in road accident in Türkiye-Xinhua

39 injured in road accident in Türkiye

Source: Xinhua| 2022-11-29 16:59:15|Editor: huaxia

ANKARA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- At least 39 people were injured in a traffic accident in the northwestern Bartin province of Türkiye on Tuesday, Demiroren News Agency reported.

A passenger bus overturned on the Zonguldak-Bartin highway near Akcamescit region. A large number of police, firefighters and medical teams have been dispatched to the scene, the agency reported.

The injured were transferred to hospitals by ambulance, it said, adding that an investigation into the accident is underway.

Türkiye recorded a toll of 5,362 death in traffic accidents last year, according to official figures.