Our weekly round up of the Fethiye news.

This weeks featured image is of local school children taking part in Dental Hygiene Week.

Babadag Vehicle Crash Leaves Three Dead

Three members of the same family died last Sunday when the vehicle they were travelling in left the road and tumbled down the mountain side.

The local press reported that the family had been returning from a trip to the mile high Babadag Mountain when the disaster struck and their vehicle lost control and tumbled down what was described as a 600 meter cliff.

Hürriyet: UKME rescuing picnickers on Babdağ
UKME vehicle – part of the task force that rescued the occupants

The emergency services working in darkness took six hours to recover the occupants.

Thousands turned out to pay their respects to the mother, father and their daughter when they were buried on Monday in a cemetery in the Yenievler district of Fethiye.

The family were laid to rest side by side. The family’s two sons survived the crash.

Next story on this weeks Fethiye Times – Refugees Rescued