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Category Archives: Road Crashes

Ball-like Object Claiming Lives of Children

Dated: 7 Jan 2014

Eight-year-old Md Fahim lost his two fingers as he curiously took a ball-like object in his hand found inside an abandoned bag near his house yesterday. Fahim is the latest addition in the list of children falling victims to abandoned more »

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Internal Roads Witness Sharp Rise in Mishaps

Dated: 6 Jan 2014

NAGPUR: Internal city roads are witnessing increasing number of road accidents. City traffic police figures show a total of 1,265 road mishaps were reported in 2013 of which 827 accidents took place on internal roads. Overall in 2013 the number more »

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Cops Get Strict on Traffic Violations

Dated: 6 Jan 2014

ALLAHABAD: With increasing road mishaps and casualties being reported on city streets and connecting highways, the traffic police have stepped up to monitor road safety measures and decided to check the speed limit of vehicles at 17 identified spots. The more »

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Road Deaths Up Last Year, Numbers Likely to Rise

Dated: 3 Jan 2014

The number of fatalities from traffic accidents on Cambodia’s roads increased by just seven in 2013, according to data released Thursday, but traffic safety groups said the actual figure is likely to be higher. The number of deaths countrywide as more »

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72% of Road “Accidents” in Maharashtra Involve Youths

Dated: 7 Jan 2014

MUMBAi: Nearly 72% of those involved in road accidents in the state are in the age group of 20-40 years and 85% of the injured are maimed for life, highway police said. State additional director-general of police (highways) Vijay Kamble more »

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57 Road “Accidents” Due to Drink Drivers in First 10 Months

Dated: 7 Jan 2014

Abu Dhabi: During the first 10 months of last year, 57 road accidents resulting in three deaths took place as a result of drink driving, while another 219 accidents happened during 2010-2013 causing 23 deaths, the Abu Dhabi Police announced more »

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Road “Accidents” Claimed 644 Lives in City Last Year

Dated: 7 Jan 2014

While lives lost to terrorism and militancy dominate news regarding Karachi, data compiled by the Edhi Foundation reveals that a startlingly large number of people were also killed in road accidents in 2013. According to the compiled statistics, 644 people more »

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One Death in Every 10 Road “Accident” in Sultanate

Dated: 9 Jan 2014

Muscat: Twelve per cent of the road accidents in the Sultanate turn out to be fatal, an average of one death in every 10 road accidents, according to the recent statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information more »

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Dozen Children Among 17 Injured in Road Mishaps

Dated: 10 Jan 2014

JAMMU/POONCH, Jan 9: At-least dozen students were injured when a school minibus turned turtle at Langate Morh near Sar Khad area of Kathua district while four cops among five people were injured in car-bus collision at Bainch village of Poonch. more »

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One Road “Accident” Death Every Four Minutes: Bihar Disaster Management Body Chief

Dated: 10 Jan 2014

PATNA: Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA) vice-chairman Anil Kumar Sinha on Thursday cautioned people of the state against rash driving, as one road accident occurs every minute and one road accident death every fourth minute in the country. Calling more »

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Six killed, 16 injured as mini-truck, bus collide near Erode

Dated:13/01/2013

The victims were primarily those who travelled on the footboard Six persons were killed and 16 others injured when a mini-truck hit a State Transport Corporation bus on the National Highway 47 at Chithode in Erode district on Sunday afternoon. more »

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I-75 South back open after early morning crash at Alico Rd.

Dated:13/01/2013

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southbound lanes of I-75 at mile marker 126 are back open after an early morning crash. FHP says just after 2 a.m. Sunday, five separate crashes involving six cars shut down the interstate. The crashes involved six more »

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Fundraiser For Teen Killed In Telegraph Road Accident

Dated:12/01/2013

DEARBORN HEIGHTS (WWJ) – A local family hopes to raise money for a teenager killed by a reckless driver. A fundraiser has been set up Sunday for 18-year-old Markel Jackson Willis, one of two teens killed in a tragic car more »

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India truck accident ‘kills 25′ in Bihar

Dated:10/01/2013

At least 25 people, including 11 children, have been killed when the truck they were travelling in overturned in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, the police said. The driver and his assistant have fled the scene, police officer Praveen more »

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More deaths due to road mishaps than militancy in JK: DGP

Dated:07/01/2013

Jammu, Jan 7: Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed more deaths in traffic accidents than due to militancy in the last one decade, state Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad said Monday. “Traffic deaths are higher than militancy or any more »

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70 perish in road accidents

Dated: 24/12/2012

Police statistics indicate that since the 15th of this month 70 people have been killed and 412 others injured in 579 road accidents which occurred as from the 15th of this month. During the same period last year, 32 people more »

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Telugu actor Bharath dies in a Road Accident

Dated: 19/12/2012

Telugu actor Bharath alias Yasho Sagar, whose debut film Ullasanga Utsahanga was a blockbuster, died in a road accident near Tumkur in Karnataka in the wee hours today. Besides Sagar, in his mid 20s, his assistant Vishvanath Reddy was also more »

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Dr. Jitendra castigates govt for frequent road accidents

Dated: 19/12/2012

Jammu, December 19 (Scoop News) –Taking serious note of recurring incidents of road accidents causing heavy causality and taking toll of precious lives, BJP State Chief Spokesperson & National Executive Member Dr. Jitendra Singh has castigated the National Conference led more »

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Six killed in road accident in Jharkhand

Dated: 19/12/2012

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand: Six persons were on Wednesday killed when their vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the National Highway 2 near Chauparan in Hazaribagh district, about 80 kilometres from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. An employee of the Central Coalfields Limited, more »

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Person flees scene after two-car accident on Springdale Rd

Dated: 19/12/2012

According to authorities, a black car was pulling out of a strip mall on Springdale Road. Another vehicle, which appeared to be a blue Honda Civic, was reportedly speeding down the road, and hit the black car from behind. Following more »

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