Passengers Escape ‘Drowning’ on Bus

February 20th, 2013 | Good Morning Turkey
Passengers Escape ‘Drowning’ on Bus

ISTANBUL- Passengers of a municipal bus nearly drowned on the vehicle aboveground, after the bus ran into a municipal water valve in Istanbul. They escaped a unique death by breaking the glasses of the vehicle and leaving in time…


The interesting incident took place at Kemerdere Junction in Umraniye district of Istanbul on Tuesday. A municipal bus of the Uskudar-Sahinbey line went out of control when it was hit by an 18-wheeler, and ran into a municipal water valve in the area.


The bus filled with water only in minutes, before its passengers managed to leave by breaking the glasses. 3 passengers received minor injuries during the accident, and were taken to Umraniye Training and Research Hospital.



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