On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at about 15:00, after leaving the Akkuyu NPP construction site, the driver of a drilling rig vehicle owned by a subcontracting company performing construction works passed away from an electric shock. After being severely injured, he was urgently taken to hospital, but the employee could not be saved. Gulnar district gendarmerie squads are working at the scene of the accident in order to clarify the circumstances of the incident. A commission has been created to ascertain the causes of the incident and to assist law enforcement authorities in the investigation. AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC expresses its sincere condolences to the relatives of the deceased.