At least 8 killed, 40 injured when passenger bus overturns in Aksaray

AKSARAY (CIHAN)- At least eight passengers were killed and 40 injured when a passenger bus overturned on the Aksaray-Ankara Highway early on Wednesday.

The accident occurred at the 20th kilometer mark along the highway. A Has Tourism bus, carrying passengers from Istanbul to Hatay province, overturned when the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle and rolled off the road.

A large number of ambulances and search and rescue team were deployed to the scene of the accident. According to media reports, at least eight were killed in the accident. The media reports say the number of injured passengers is at least 40. The injured were rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment.