The accident happened in the morning on the Malatya-Kayseri road. 9 vehicles, including the shuttle minibus, automobile, light commercial vehicle and vehicle belonging to the Special Operations Directorate of the Provincial Police Department, collided in the Turgut Özal viaduct.
As soon as the chain accident was notified, firefighters, health and police teams were dispatched to the region. 21 people injured in the accident were transported to downtown hospitals by ambulance by health authorities. The transport, which stopped for some time due to the accident, returned to normal after the vehicles were withdrawn.