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Andhra Pradesh: 14 Killed, 4 Injured In Bus-Truck Collision

In a tragic accident, a minibus carrying pilgrims collided with a truck leaving 14 dead and four injured. The incident took place in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district on February 14. Reportedly, the driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed on to median before crashing into a truck on the other side. Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi conveyed his condolences to the departed souls and wished a speedy recovery for injured.

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 02:57 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Andhra Pradesh, Kurnool, Road accident, truck-bus collision

Courtesy: Times Now

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India Accounts For 1% Of Global Vehicles, 10% Road Crash: World Bank

The World Bank’s report on road safety has strikingly exhibited India as a country with worlds 1% vehicles and 10% of road crash victims. Besides, the report mentioned vulnerable including poor, women, pedestrians and people from the informal sector hit the most. However, depicting Tamil Nadu with most (25%) reduced fatalities in road-rage, the report appreciated the Motor Vehicle Act amendment and suggested the need for a proper vehicle… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 07:07 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Road crash victims, World Bank, Road accident, Road Safety

Courtesy: NDTV

Jharkhand government's road accident policy

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Jharkhand To Give Cash Rewards To Samaritans For Road Accident Victims

The Jharkhand government on January 3 approved the Good Samaritan Policy that aims to encourage individuals to help road accident victims. The policy provisions for monetary reward of Rs 2,000 to Rs 5,000 for those who carry a victim to a hospital within an hour of an accident. It also mandates that the identity of a Samaritan will not be disclosed, as well as s/he will not be burdened in the investigation process.

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 12:59 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Jharkhand, Good Samaritan Policy, Hemant Soren, Road accident

Courtesy: India Today

Jalpaiguri accident

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West Bengal: 14 Dead, 18 Injured In Road Accident In Jalpaiguri

At least 14 people died and 18 suffered injuries in a road accident in Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district. The accident happened on January 19 late night, when a boulder-loaded truck lost control and hit the divider amid dense fog. The truck later rammed into three other vehicles, after which the boulders fell on them. Expressing his grief, PM Narendra Modi has announced ex-gratia compensation for the deceased and injured. Meanwhile, police has… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 12:41 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: West Bengal, Road accident, Mamata Banerjee, Narendra Modi, Jalpaiguri

Courtesy: Times Now

Surat accident

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Truck Loses Control, Crushes 15 Migrant Labourers To Death In Surat

In a tragic incident, 15 Rajasthan-based migrant labourers sleeping by the roadside lost their lives after a truck ran over them in the early hours of January 19 in Gujarat's Surat district. While 12 of them died on the spot, three other succumbed to their injuries at hospital. With a condolence message, PM Narendra Modi's office has announced compensation for the deceased's kin and injured. Reportedly, five other labourers are also… read-more

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 10:09 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Surat, Road accident, Migrant Labourers, PMO

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Dharwad road accident

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Karnataka: 13 Dead In Road Accident At Dharwad; PM Mourns

In a tragic incident, 13 travelers lost their life in an accident where a minibus rammed into a truck. Besides, seven others were injured in the accident. Reportedly, the accident occured at the 32-Km strech of Hubbali-Dharwad bypass road, while the victims were on their way to Goa. Reacting to the accident, PM Narendra Modi said, "Saddened by the loss of lives due to a road accident in Karnataka's Dharwad district."

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Dharwad district, Road accident, Karnataka, Narendra Modi

Courtesy: India Today

Union Minister Shripad Naik

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AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik's Condition Stable; Wife, PA Die In Accident

Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik, along with his wife Vijaya and personal assistant, met with an accident on January 11 in Hosakambi village of Karnataka’s Ankola district. He has been admitted to Goa’s Bambolim Hospital and his condition is stable. However, the minister’s wife and his PA Deepak Dube sustained critical injuries and could not survive. Heading towards Gokarna, the speeding car had hit a tree and fell into a ditch.  

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 11:48 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Union Minister, Shripad Naik, Road accident, Death, Karnataka, Ankola District

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Uttarakhand Govt To Reward People Helping Road Accident Victims

As a measure to avoid accidental deaths due to the bystander effect, the Uttarakhand government has announced monetary rewards for the helpers. Reportedly, a cash reward of up to Rs 1 Lakh will be granted from the road safety funds to those who would help road victims.  As per the police, a few are sacred to help the accident victims to avoid interrogations by the police and court hassles.

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 01:56 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Uttarakhand, Road accident, Monetary Price

Courtesy: Indian Express

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80-Feet Iron Pipe Crashes Into A Moving Bus In Rajasthan, 2 Killed

In Rajasthan's Pali district, an 80-feet iron pipe crashed into a moving bus and killed two people on December 1. Additionally,13 other passengers have been injured in the accident. As per reports, the pipe had slit a women's neck and hit another man in his head. Police stated that the accident had happened when a gas pipeline was released from hydraulic machine to save a few bulls on the spot.  

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 05:58 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: bus accident, Pali, Rajasthan, Road accident, Pipeline

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Six Women and Two Children Died in UP; Truck Rammed into a Car

Six women and two children killed in a road accident after an overload truck rammed into a 4-wheeler, in UP's Kaushambi district on December 2. Reportedly, the family was returning from a wedding ceremony. Reports claims that the truck's tyre exploded and lost its control causing the tragedy. The State CM Yogi Adityanath directed the authorities to provide all help and support required to the deceased's family.

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 01:29 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Road accident, Uttar Pradesh, Death, Overloading, Kaushambi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times