Stubble fire caused an accident on TEM: 2 dead, 35 injured

In Edirne, 2 people lost their lives and 35 people were injured in a chain accident involving 12 vehicles on the TEM Highway, which was covered with smoke from the stubble fire burned in the field.

When the smoke from the stubble fire burned in the field reduced visibility, an accident occurred at around 14.30 on the TEM Highway in Edirne’s Köseömer location. A large number of teams were sent to the region. In the chain accident involving 12 vehicles, 1 person died and 36 people were injured. The injured were taken to hospitals in the surrounding area. Edirne Provincial Health Director Mustafa İshak Yıldırım said that 1 injured person who was taken to the Babaeski District State Hospital of Kırklareli and was in serious condition died, and the number of deaths in the accident increased to 2. Treatment of 35 people injured in the accident Edirne and the surrounding area Work continues in hospitals in the districts. Work continues to remove the vehicles and open the road on the Edirne-Istanbul TEM Highway, which was closed in both directions due to the accident. Due to the accident, other vehicles are directed to the D-100 highway from Edirne and Babaeski.

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