The accident took place at a construction site on BÃ¼lent Ecevit Avenue. The crane suddenly fell onto the avenue. Residents said they heard an explosion-like sound during the accident. Osman Top (55) and Åžerafettin Esen died on the spot after the crane fell on them. Workers Ã‡etin YÄ±lan, Mehmet GÃ¼rbÃ¼z and DoÄŸan AytayoÄŸlu were injured as a result.
The injured workers were taken to KarÅŸÄ±yaka State Hospital. No cars or pedestrians were on the avenue at the time of the crash. The bodies of the workers were taken to the Ä°zmir Institute of Forensic Medicine for an autopsy.
Authorities have launched an investigation into the accident.