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Four killed, eight injured as pick-up van hits bike on Kolkata-Basanti Highway

According to police, the pick-up van, which was moving at a high speed, was carrying nine passengers. The driver and a passenger died, while the rest eight were injured. Six of them were admitted to the CNMCH, while two were released after first aid. Five of the injured are residents of Hasnabad in South 24 Parganas.

Gujarat: 21 dead after pvt bus carrying 70 overturns in Banaskantha

Officials said that among the 55 injured, the condition of four is extremely critical. Passengers were trapped under the bus that overturned, they said.


SUV-truck collision on Ahmedabad-Vadodara expressway, five killed

The driver of the SUV was booked under IPC sections 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way) and 304 (A) (Culpable homicide not amounting to murder).

Chennai: AIADMK leader’s banner on divider falls on woman, she’s run over by tanker

DMK leader MK Stalin took to Twitter and held the AIADMK government responsible for the woman's death.

Pune: 20-year-old killed by speeding dumper

Arnav Ajay Rahirkar (20), a resident of Erandwane, sustained critical injuries after he was knocked off his bike by the dumper around 12.30 pm, said police.

Panchkula: 4 killed, 16 hurt as Innova rams bike, then hits auto-rickshaw

The SUV, which was coming from Pinjore and going towards Panchkula railway station, hit the bike and the auto from behind after which the auto lost control and overturned, killing one.


At least 16 dead in two accidents in Tamil Nadu

Police suspected that the drivers involved in both accidents had dozed off behind the wheel before the incidents.

UP: Eight killed, 3 injured in tempo-truck collision

She said eight passengers of the tempo died on the spot while three others sustained serious injuries.

UP: Six killed, 30 injured after truck hits tractor-trolley

Three of seriously injured patients were admitted to KGMU trauma centre in Lucknow, while others are undergoing treatment in Hardoi district hospital.

Teens with ADHD at higher risk of road accidents, finds study

Drivers with ADHD also experienced higher rates of specific crash types, including driving with passengers, at-fault-, single vehicle-, injury- and alcohol-related crashes, the last risk being 109 per cent higher than those without ADHD.