ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the train crash in Ankara (all times local):
Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have detained three state railway agency employees suspected of negligence over a deadly train crash in the capital Ankara.
Anadolu Agency says the three were detained Thursday after the high speed train heading for the city of Konya crashed into a rail engine and hit a pedestrian overpass. Nine people, including three engine drivers, were killed.
The 6:30 a.m. (0330 GMT) train from Ankara to the city of Konya hit a railway engine that was inspecting the tracks before crashing into a pedestrian overpass at the city’s Marsandiz station. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
An official says at least four people have been killed and 43 injured when a high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara.
Private NTV television says at least two cars derailed in the crash. Parts of the overpass collapsed onto the train.
The train was en route from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya on Thursday morning.
Turkey’s state-run news agency says several people have been injured after a high-speed train crashed into an overpass in the capital Ankara.
Anadolu Agency says two cars of the high-speed train derailed in the crash. The train was en route from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya.