Articles about Accidents

Mumbai: Fourteen workers injured as girder of under-construction flyover collapses

17 Sep 2021

Mumbai: Fourteen workers injured as girder of under-construction flyover collapses

At least 14 workers were injured after a girder of an under-construction flyover at MTNL junction in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai collapsed early on Friday, civic officials said.

Gujarat: Two killed in accident; two drown during religious event

18 Aug 2021

Gujarat: Two killed in accident; two drown during religious event

Two people were killed when a car hit them in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, while, two persons drowned in a river during a religious program in Anand district on Wednesday, the police said.

Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll climbs to 25

16 Aug 2021

Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll climbs to 25

Two more bodies were recovered on Monday from the site of the landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, taking the death toll to 25, a senior official said.

Kinnaur landslide: Six more bodies recovered; toll rises to 23

14 Aug 2021

Kinnaur landslide: Six more bodies recovered; toll rises to 23

Six more bodies were recovered from the site of the landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, taking the death toll to 23 on the fourth day of rescue and search operations on Saturday, a senior official said.

Himachal landslide: Death toll reaches 13; search underway for missing

12 Aug 2021

Himachal landslide: Death toll reaches 13; search underway for missing

The death toll in the Himachal Pradesh landslide climbed to 13 on Thursday after more dead bodies were recovered early morning.

Noida: Construction worker dies of electric shock, colleagues vandalize property

11 Aug 2021

Noida: Construction worker dies of electric shock, colleagues vandalize property

A 19-year-old worker died allegedly due to electric shock at a construction site in Greater Noida, with some anguished laborers on Tuesday vandalizing the builder's property, police officials said.

Gujarat: Eight killed, two injured as truck rams into hut

09 Aug 2021

Gujarat: Eight killed, two injured as truck rams into hut

Eight people were killed and two others seriously injured when a truck rammed into a hut in which they were sleeping in Gujarat's Amreli district on Monday.

One killed, others feared trapped in building collapse in Gurugram

19 Jul 2021

One killed, others feared trapped in building collapse in Gurugram

A worker died and six others were feared trapped after a three-story building collapsed in Haryana's Gurugram district on Sunday evening, officials said.

MP well collapse: Three bodies retrieved; search operation on

16 Jul 2021

MP well collapse: Three bodies retrieved; search operation on

Three bodies have been recovered from the well in which several people fell while trying to rescue a teenager, who had fallen into it the previous night in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said on Friday.

Mumbai: Under-construction shed collapses at INS Hamla; 11 laborers injured

13 Jul 2021

Mumbai: Under-construction shed collapses at INS Hamla; 11 laborers injured

Eleven laborers were injured after a part of an under-construction shed collapsed at the INS Hamla, a naval base at Marve in Malad area of Mumbai, a civic official said on Tuesday.

Three killed, one injured as lift crashes at construction site

30 Jun 2021

Three killed, one injured as lift crashes at construction site

Three laborers were killed and one was injured after an open lift fell from height at a DDA construction site in Dwarka's Sector-14 on Tuesday, police said.

Iron rod passed through this man's skull, he miraculously survived

18 Apr 2019

Iron rod passed through this man's skull, he miraculously survived

A 21-year-old construction worker, Sanjay Bahe, miraculously survived even though an iron rod went straight through his skull yesterday.

Coal mine collapses in China, at least 21 workers killed

13 Jan 2019

Coal mine collapses in China, at least 21 workers killed

Twenty-one workers were killed after a roof collapsed at a coal mine in northwestern China yesterday afternoon.

Deadly roads: Gurugram registers 442 road-accident deaths in 2018

09 Jan 2019

Deadly roads: Gurugram registers 442 road-accident deaths in 2018

As many as 442 people lost their lives in 1,214 road accidents in 2018 in Gurugram, a senior police official said yesterday.

Dense fog leads to vehicle pile-up in outer-Delhi, several injured

04 Jan 2019

Dense fog leads to vehicle pile-up in outer-Delhi, several injured

Several people were injured yesterday in a pile-up of 25 vehicles due to dense fog on the Kanjhawala-Bawana road of outer Delhi, police said.

Himachal: 5 students among 7 injured as school bus overturns

03 Jan 2019

Himachal: 5 students among 7 injured as school bus overturns

Seven persons, including five students, were injured after a private school bus overturned in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district today.

Nine, including seven children, die as boat capsizes in Odisha

03 Jan 2019

Nine, including seven children, die as boat capsizes in Odisha

The death toll in the boat capsize incident in the Mahanadi river reached nine today, as eight more bodies were recovered in Odisha's Kendrapara district, officials said.

Danish train accident: 6 passengers killed, several others injured

02 Jan 2019

Danish train accident: 6 passengers killed, several others injured

Six people were killed in a train accident today on a Danish bridge linking the central islands of Zealand and Funen, according to the rail operator.

8 tips to drive safely on foggy roads during winters

01 Jan 2019

8 tips to drive safely on foggy roads during winters

More than 9,000 car accidents happen in India, every year, on account of fog.

#PolicyExplainer: Everything you should know about government's Suraksha Bima Yojana

31 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: Everything you should know about government's Suraksha Bima Yojana

Having a personal accident and disability insurance cover has become a necessity for financial security in case of disability or death in road accidents.

35 students planning to join PM's rally injured in bus-accident

27 Dec 2018

35 students planning to join PM's rally injured in bus-accident

As many as 35 students of a computer training center, on their way to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Dharamshala, were injured when their bus overturned in Jawali sub-division of Kangra district this morning, a district official said.

Kochi: Two Navy personnel killed in hangar door collapse

27 Dec 2018

Kochi: Two Navy personnel killed in hangar door collapse

In a tragic incident, two Indian Navy sailors were killed on Thursday when the heavy door of a helicopter hangar fell on them at the Southern Naval Command's base in Kochi.

Heroic act: Auto-driver sacrifices own life to save woman, child

26 Dec 2018

Heroic act: Auto-driver sacrifices own life to save woman, child

Little did auto-rickshaw driver Pawan Shah know that jumping into a canal in Delhi to save the lives of a woman and her baby would turn fatal for him.

J&K: 1 killed, 34 ITBP personnel injured in bus accident

24 Dec 2018

J&K: 1 killed, 34 ITBP personnel injured in bus accident

One person was killed and 34 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were injured when a bus carrying them skidded off the road and fell into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway today, police said.

Mumbai: 3 killed, 8 injured as under construction structure collapses

23 Dec 2018

Mumbai: 3 killed, 8 injured as under construction structure collapses

At least three people were killed and eight others injured in Mumbai when a two-story under-construction structure in a chawl collapsed this morning, police said.

Russian mine fire: Nine workers feared dead in Solikamsk

23 Dec 2018

Russian mine fire: Nine workers feared dead in Solikamsk

Nine workers were feared dead yesterday after a fire in a Russian potash mine in the Urals town of Solikamsk, local officials said.

Nepal: Bus carrying college students falls into gorge, 23 killed

22 Dec 2018

Nepal: Bus carrying college students falls into gorge, 23 killed

A bus carrying college students and their teachers back from an educational trip veered off a mountainous road and plunged into a ravine in Nepal, killing 23 people and injuring 14 others.

Caught-on-cam: Driver breaks rule, doesn't stop, drags traffic-cop on bonnet

20 Dec 2018

Caught-on-cam: Driver breaks rule, doesn't stop, drags traffic-cop on bonnet

In yet another incident which highlights road rage in Delhi/NCR, a driver dragged a traffic cop on his car's bonnet for 100 meters after he was pulled up for breaking the rule.

Meghalaya: At least 13 feared dead inside illegal 'rat-hole' mine

14 Dec 2018

Meghalaya: At least 13 feared dead inside illegal 'rat-hole' mine

In an unfortunate incident, at least 13 coal miners are feared dead, after they got trapped in an illegal 'rat hole' coalmine in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills.

Uttarakhand: Five killed, 12 injured in two road accidents

14 Dec 2018

Uttarakhand: Five killed, 12 injured in two road accidents

Five persons were killed and twelve injured in two separate road accidents in Uttarakhand yesterday.

#SpinechillingFootage: Driver's racing-car flies after accident in Macau Grand Prix

19 Nov 2018

#SpinechillingFootage: Driver's racing-car flies after accident in Macau Grand Prix

In a horrifying incident, a teenage German driver crashed her vehicle in the Macau Grand Prix's Formula Three final, flew in the air, and fractured her spine.