High-speed train (YHT) accident that occurred in Ankara in 2018, 9 people lost their lives, the trial of 3 defendants, 7 of whom are detained and 10 of them are pending, will begin today.
In the accident that took place on December 13, 2018 as a result of the collision of the YHT train on the rails and the guide train on the Ankara Konya expedition, 3 people lost their lives.
As the investigation into the accident was completed, 10 people were prosecuted at the 15th High Criminal Court of Ankara for 'causing more than one death and injury istem. The first hearing of the case will be seen today, the 30th Heavy Penal Court will begin.
Detained defendants train dispatcher Osman Yıldırım, movement officer Sinan Yavuz, traffic controller Emin Ercan Erbey and detained defendants YHT Ankara Station Deputy Director Kadir Oğuz, Deputy Traffic Service Manager Ergün Tuna, YHT Traffic Service Manager Ünal Sayıner, YHT Ankara Director Duran Yaman, Branch Manager Recep Kutlay, TCDD Traffic and Station Management Department Head Mükerrem Aydoğdu, TCDD Safety and Quality Management Department Head Erol Tuna Aşkın will defend against the judge for the first time.