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Kolkata: Deaths due to road accidents halved since 2014, says Police

“The latest data available till December 2018 shows a decrease in the number of deaths due to road accidents. Efforts are on to further reduce such accidents,” said a police officer.

West Bengal: Five dead, over 26 injured due to bus-lorry collision

Police said the vehicles were headed in opposite directions at high speed when the head-on collision occurred.


Mumbai: Audit of arterial and minor roads to assess accident spots, safety design

The move came in the wake of a Supreme Court order that was passed a year ago to check rising number of accidents and deaths on state highways and other roads by removing engineering defects in the planning stage.

Pakistan: 18 killed in road accident in Sindh

The accident took place when a speedy trailer rammed into a bus, carrying people from a wedding party, in Hala area of Hyderabad district.

Eight killed, three hurt in accident on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

According to police, all the deceased and injured were residents of Rajasthan’s Alwar and were on a religious trip to Naimisharanya in Sitapur.

Uttarakhand: 11 Uttar Pradesh pilgrims killed, 19 injured in accident

The injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital in Uttarakhand's Khatima town, where four others died during the day. According to the disaster management centre, the 19 injured have received "minor injuries".


A study by NGO: ‘Rash driving primary cause of accidents in city’

The organisation has submitted a copy of the study to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state Transport Minister Divekar Raote.

Deadly week on Mohali roads, 10 die

Most of the accidents take place due to rash driving. There are only three speed interceptors and the police rarely use them to take on rash drivers. The other reason is said to be drunk driving.

Mumbai: Doctor booked after woman run over by his car dies

he doctor was not aware that the victim was hearing and speech impaired, which might have led to the accident, the police said.

Pune road accident: ‘If he had worn a helmet, my brother would have been alive’

A film director raises the pitch on helmet rule, asks Pune police to act tough against traffic violators, launch drive