Truck falls into ditch, leaving one dead in southeastern Turkey

KAHRAMANMARAS: A person was killed at the end of a traffic accident when truck fell into a ditch in the southeastern province of Kahramanmaras on late Wednesday.

The incident took place on Kahramanmaras-Kayseri highway. Reportedly, 65-year-old driver Mehmet Hancer failed to negotiate the bend and the vehicle fell into a ditch. The truck stopped after hitting rock at the roadside. Other drivers called the police and ambulance. Arriving at the scene, medical staff reported that Hancer had already died.

After an investigation, body of the man was taken to morgue of a hospital.