Tragedy as little girl, 10, dies after spending EIGHT YEARS in a coma following brutal crash with a tanker
A young girl has died after spending eight years in a coma following a crash with a tanker.
Zisan Can was just two years old her family’s car collided with the truck in the central Turkish city of Konya on September 22, 2013.
Her family had been travelling to a hospital in Konya at the time, where her brother Eren Can was schedule to get treatment.
While they were on the road, Murat’s car collided with a tanker as it carried out an illegal turn on the road without its lights on.
Murat, his wife Serpil, and their children, Eren, 16, Ikbal, 11, and Zisan, two, were injured in the collision.
The family were rushed to hospital by ambulance. Little Zisan needed to be resuscitated at the scene of the accident twice.
The other family members were discharged after their treatment but little Zisan remained in intensive care for the next eight years before finally dying this month, having never recovered.
The tanker driver was never found after fleeing the accident scene.
Murat has vowed to find the tanker driver who caused his daughter’s death.
“There were cameras everywhere on the road. However, this driver has not been found for eight years. I will not allow my daughter to be listed as an unsolved death. I ask in the name of God that somebody can help me.”
Police have confirmed that the investigation is still open and is now considered as causing death by reckless driving.