A car rammed into a pedestrian subway early on Dec. 4 in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa. The driver, Muhammet Onur Gerek, lost control of steering after exceeding the speed limit at around 3 a.m. After hitting an electric pole on the road, the car drifted for about 150 meters and ended up suspended on the escalator of the Merinos Subway Station.

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Gerek was rescued from the damaged car and was reported to be in a stable condition. The car was subsequently removed from the damaged escalator after a two-hour rescue effort with a crane. An investigation has been launched into the incident and police found an empty beer bottle inside the car. Gerek’s driver’s license was reportedly seized two months ago for exceeding speed limits.

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