Vehicle carrying inmates crashes

March 5, 2013 at 10:51 AM

SIVAS, Turkey, March 5 (UPI) -- A vehicle carrying inmates crashed in central Turkey early Tuesday, injuring 28 people, including 11 soldiers, police said.

The vehicle was its way to a town near Istanbul when it rolled over on a slippery road in Sivas, Today's Zaman reported.

The driver of the vehicle was hospitalized but the rest of the injured were treated and released, said Hurriyet Daily News.

There was no information about whether any of the prisoners escaped.

An investigation of the incident is under way.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
TSU shooting: 1 dead, 1 wounded in third shooting this week at Houston campus
Listeria threat prompts Whole Foods cheese recall
Russia says missiles aimed at Syria did not land in Iran
Captive orca breeding banned at California's SeaWorld
Wrong drug used in Oklahoma execution