The accident happened around 3 p.m. on Boulevard Süleyman Demirel. The taxi driver with plate 34 TCC 03, who saw the fire truck with plate 34 AC 0235, which was driving with the siren blaring for the mall fire, allegedly panicked and applied the brakes. The fire engine slammed into the taxi in front of it from behind.
The taxi with the passenger was thrown by the impact. The taxi driver and the passenger were slightly injured. Firefighters were the first to rescue the injured at the scene. Upon notification, medical teams took the injured to Başakşehir Çam and Sakura hospitals.