The motorcade of the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had an accident on the way from the palace Huber to the Faculty of Theology at Marmara University, where the Friday prayer of the Turkish leader was scheduled. As a result of the accident four policemen sustained varying degrees of injuries, according to the Turkish publications.

The injured were hospitalized. As the accident involved the country's President, representatives of law enforcement agencies arrived at the scene to assess the damage to the vehicles.