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Delhi: 60 per cent of road accidents at 110 danger spots in capital, police survey finds

A comparative analysis done by Delhi Traffic Police shows that 92 people died in accidents in September as compared to 236 such deaths during the same month in 2018. Data shows a 66% drop in challans (3.50 lakh) recorded this September as compared to the same month last year.

Gujarat: Two accidents in Panchmahal, Bharuch kill 6

All five injured were rushed to a private hospital in Vadodara where a team of doctors declared three brought dead.

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22 accident deaths last month in Mohali district, year's total reaches 195

The district has 92 black spots (accident-prone areas), the highest in the state.

Uttar Pradesh: 17 killed as truck rams into tempo and van in Shahjahanpur

Prima facie, police said, the truck driver fell asleep and lost control, thereby causing the accident. The truck driver, however, managed to escape and is absconding, they added.

Private member bill seeks to exempt those helping mishap victims from civil, criminal liability

The Good Samaritan Bill, 2019, also demands that “every hospital and medical practitioner” providing emergency medical treatment to an accident victim should not insist that it is a medico-legal case, requiring information to the police.

Uttar Pradesh: At least 15 dead, 32 hurt in 2 accidents

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the accidents and offered his condolences to the families of the people who have died in the accident.

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Sitapur: Eight killed as tanker rams into tractor-trolley

According to police, the incident took place when the passengers in the tractor-trolley were on their way to attend a marriage ceremony in the Machhreta police station area.

Chandigarh: With road accidents on rise, child safety in focus, UT traffic police to initiate awareness drive

In March 2017, two-year-old Ekam, who was on his grandfather Balak Ram’s lap in the front seat of a car, died after the vehicle rammed into a road divider between Sector 16/17, Chandigarh. Ekam succumbed to head wounds at PGI.

Mohali: 79 deaths across district in last 3 months

Police officials say that the major causes of these mishaps are speeding, drink driving and not wearing helmets. In the city, non-functional traffic lights were another reason.

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.

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