At least 11 people have been killed and 46 others injured in a bus crash in the central Turkish province of Eskisehir, according to Turkish media citing the local governor Ozdemir Cakacak.

The bus, which was making an overnight journey from the capital, Ankara, to the western city of Bursa, crashed into trees on a motorway in the region of Eskişehir, its governor Ozdemir Çakacak said.

The passengers were mostly families with children who were going to Bursa to spend upcoming holidays at Uludağ ski resort.