As part of the new line works between Gebze and Izmit of the High Speed Train Project (YHT), the bridge in the coastal area of Derince District collapsed while workers were working. 3 workers, 7 of them seriously, were injured in the incident. The wounded were taken to hospitals by ambulances.
Derince District 'Wonderland' known as the children's amusement parks, casinos and restaurants took place in the construction of the bridge at the entrance of the beach. The bridge of the High Speed Train Project between Gebze and Izmit, one of the culverts and bridges of the Derince passage, was connected with all the bars of the construction and the concrete was collapsed. 4 was injured below and 3 was injured on the bridge. Several ambulances and fire brigades were sent to Derince on the incident. Workers Eşref Sarıgül (7), Emre Barış (33), Yahya Barış (20) and Ali Sefer (23) to the Derince Training and Research Hospital Mahmut Durmaz (50), Murat Sarlugil (30) Kerem Çeper to Kocaeli State Hospital 23) was taken to Kocaeli University Medical Faculty Hospital for treatment.
The incident may be caused by the fault of engineering or workmanship, shortly before the collapse of the overpass machine machine and the collapse may have been caused by him claimed. In order to determine the exact cause of the collapse of the bridge construction, YHT engineers also went to the scene.
Source : the site www.hurriyet.com.tr