Van Jumps Red Light, Sends Biker Flying Into Wheelchair

Story BySibel AbdiuSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyAsia Wire Report

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This is the moment a van drives through a red light and smashes into a motorcyclist who is sent flying through the air into a person in a wheelchair.

The incident was filmed by CCTV cameras in the central Turkish province of Konya and shared on Facebook where the video has been viewed 22,000 times.

According to reports, the speeding van driver jumped a red light and crashed into the motorcyclist on the intersection.

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The biker was sent flying through the air onto the pavement on the other side of the street where he hit a disabled man in a wheelchair.

The unnamed biker was rushed to hospital, but there have been no further updates on his condition.

Meanwhile, the local police have confirmed that they are investigating the matter.

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Netizens had a lot to say about the shocking accident, with ‘Recep Dogan’ commenting: “Accidents like this always happen in Turkey because nobody respects the rules or cares about the regulations.”

‘Ugur Batibey’ said: “Drivers in this country think they are exempt from punishment and do not respect the traffic laws.”

‘Hasan’ wrote: “Motorists in Konya are crazy, it must be related to their level of education.”

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Sibel Abdiu

I have worked as a correspondent covering news from Turkey and Albania for several years now.

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