3 German tourists killed in traffic accident in Turkey

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3 German tourists killed in traffic accident in Turkey

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Turkish firefighters work at a scene of a traffic accident near the Mediterranean coast city of Antalya, southern Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Turkey's official news agency said a tourist bus tipped over Saturday after hitting a palm tree on a traffic island in the popular tourist destination, killing three Germans. (Mithat Abakan/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)

Turkey's official news agency says three German tourists have been killed and 10 injured in a bus accident at a popular tourist destination.

The Anadolu news agency said a tourist bus tipped over Saturday after hitting a palm tree on a traffic island in the southern Antalya province, killing three Germans. Ten German passengers were injured, including a child, it said, adding that one of the injured was in critical condition.

It says the Turkish driver was detained.

Antalya is a Turkish beach holiday destination on the Mediterranean coast.

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