The accident occurred when the driver, 22-year-old Aydın Neni, lost control of the steering on the wet road and the vehicle struck the curbstones on the opposite side of the road. A passenger in the vehicle named 28-year-old İmam Meriç, was also injured. Both driver and passenger were taken to hospital.
The main road was closed temporarily until the overturned vehicle was towed away. A number of motorists used the old Kyrenia-Boğazköy road until the road was cleared.