In Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri, a cab overturned near Magi Mohre, injuring eight persons travelling in the car. Reportedly, the can was on its way from Bufliaz to Rajouri. Following the incident, the injured persons were rushed to the hospital for treatment, and are reportedly in a stable condition. Sub divisional police officer of Thanamandi Imitiaz Ahmed said that a case has been registered, and further investigation is underway.
In Rajasthan’s Barmer, a truck and a car collided, leaving three persons dead two others injured, on September 10. The accident reportedly occurred at Barmer district’s Gudamalani. The injured have been rushed to a hospital for treatment, Circle Officer Shubhkaran. Earlier on September 9, in another tragic accident, a jeep collided with a truck in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district, killing five persons and leaving a dozen others injured.
In Karnataka’s Bangalore, a 23-year-old girl after accidentally coming in contact with a live wire, died on September 6. The victim identified as Akhila, was returning home from work when her scooty skidded in a waterlogged road. When she attempted to grab an electric pole, she was electrocuted. The family of the deceased blamed the BBMP and the administration for improper handling for electricity and other systems.
Following Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar accident, PM Modi announced an ex-gratia amount of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of the deceased. The injured will be given Rs 50,000 ex-gratia under the Prime Minister’s National Relief Funds, informed PMO. The vehicle in which the victims traveled skidded off the road and plunged into a valley in Kishtwar, killing eight persons and leaving three others injured.
Near Karnataka’s Bangalore, on the national highway, a cruiser jeep collided with a truck killing nine persons and leaving 11 others injured, on August 25. The accident occurred near the city of Tumkur, around 70 kms from Bangalore. Reportedly, the jeep was carrying daily wage workers, and was on its way to Bangalore. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital, where they are currently undergoing treatment.
In Tamil Nadu’s Salem district, a van collided with an omni bus on August 23. The collision caused the deaths of six persons, and left five others injured. Reportedly, the van which was going on a flyover collided head on with a private omni bus coming from the opposite direction. The injured persons have been admitted to Salem Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical college hospital.
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In Rajasthan’s Pali district, a tractor trolley and a truck rammed into each other resulting in a terrible accident in Sumerpur area, on August 20. The accident has left at least 25 injured and five dead. Following the accident, ambulances rushed to the spot, and the injured have been shifted to a hospital. PM Modi expressed his grief over the incident, and wished for a speedy recovery of the injured.
After a scooter rider died due to a pothole on a National Highway, the Kerala High Court ordered the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to close all the potholes in Kochi. Hashim (52), a resident of Paruvarur, died on the National Highway at Nedumbassery in Ernakulam district. Reportedly, Hashim worked in a hotel, and was run over by a lorry, after he… read-more
In West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, a pickup van got electrocuted on August 1, resulting in the death of at least 10 persons. Sixteen out of 27 passengers sustained minor injuries, due which, have been admitted to Jalpaiguri hospital for treatment. According to the police, the electrocution happened due to the wiring of the generator of the DJ system. Further details are awaited.
An SUV carrying four passengers, veered off from Goa's Zuari bridge, and fell 100 feet into a river, past midnight on July 27. A search operation has been initiated to trace the vehicle, while all passengers have gone missing. Reportedly, the operation is underway with the assistance of Indian Navy. According to the eye witnesses, the driver lost control and rammed into the balustrade.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times