Crash At Busy Junction In Turkey’s Van Province Sends Minibus Hurtling Through Shop Window Injuring Seven

This footage shows a minibus smashing through a shop window after colliding with a car at a busy intersection.

Seven people were injured in the incident, which took place in the Ipekyolu district of Van Province, in eastern Turkey, on 15th May at about 4:15pm, according to local media.

The first piece of footage shows the minibus crashing through the shop window as people in front of it hurry to get out of the way.

The CCTV footage also shows two terrified men inside the shop leaping into each other’s arms in fright as the vehicle comes crashing inside.

The second piece of footage shows the scene from outside, with the minibus and a car colliding at the busy intersection and narrowly avoiding hitting a woman seen crossing the street with a pram.

The crash sends the minibus careering off the road and onto the payment causing people to flee as it smashes into the shop window.

A minibus crashes into a shop in Van, Turkey, Monday, May 15, 2023. Seven people were injured following the incident. (Newsflash)

The minibus also narrowly avoided hitting a dog that was sleeping on the pavement, with the images showing the startled pooch running away too.

Passers-by can be seen quickly crowding around the crashed car, stopped in the intersection, and the minibus.

Seven people were injured in the accident and taken to hospital by ambulance. There have been no updates on their condition.

There has been no official comment yet by police on who was to blame for the accident.