Road Accidents: News

Porsche crash: Teen moved to observation home after bail outcry

The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has ordered that the 17-year-old boy allegedly involved in a Porsche accident in Pune that claimed the lives of two software engineers be moved to an observation home.

15 May 2024

South Korea

Trot singer Kim Ho-joong to continue performances amid hit-and-run investigation

Korean trot singer Kim Ho-joong, facing investigation for a hit-and-run, reportedly delayed responding to police summons despite multiple requests.

12 May 2024

Kannada Films

Kannada TV actor Pavithra Jayaram (35) dies in road accident

In a shocking incident, acclaimed Kannada actor Pavithra Jayaram has tragically lost her life in a road accident.

21 Apr 2024

Pankaj Tripathi

Pankaj Tripathi's brother-in-law dies, sister critical after fatal road accident

In a tragic turn of events, actor Pankaj Tripathi's brother-in-law, Rajesh Tiwari, also known as Munna Tiwari, has died in a road accident near GT Road in Nirsa.

12 Feb 2024

Yamuna Expressway

Mathura: 5 people charred to death in Yamuna Expressway accident

Five people were charred to death on Monday after their car crashed into a passenger bus carrying 40 people on the Yamuna Expressway in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

Dense fog disrupts transport in North India, red alert issued

Heavy fog continued to disrupt transportation across North India, causing delays in numerous flights and trains on Friday.

12 Dec 2023


New speed limits on 2 Noida expressways amid winter fog

In a precautionary move against road accidents caused by winter fog, the Noida Police has set new, lowered speed limits on two major expressways.

10 Dec 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 8 including child burnt to death in car-truck collision

Eight people, including a child, were charred to death inside their car as it caught fire after reportedly colliding with a dumper (truck) in the Bhojipura Police Station area of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night.

28 Sep 2023


Bengaluru's tech corridor traffic congestion costs $15 billion annually

Traffic congestion in Bengaluru's tech corridor, which spans 17km between KR Puram and Central Silk Board, costs a whopping $15 billion per year.

09 Aug 2023


Pilot project: Free cabs for intoxicated patrons in Italy

Italy is launching a pilot project to offer free cab rides for intoxicated individuals, aiming to reduce the number of accidents caused by drunk driving.

29 Jul 2023


Maharashtra: 6 killed, 20 injured after 2 buses collide

At least six people were killed and 20 others sustained injuries after two private buses collided in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra early on Saturday, reported PTI.

20 Jul 2023


Ahmedabad: 9 killed in deadly accident on Iskcon flyover

At least nine people lost their lives and more than 10 were injured in an accident involving multiple vehicles at the Iskcon flyover on the Sarkhej-Gandhinagar (SG) highway in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, according to the agency ANI.

08 Jul 2023


Haryana: 8 dead, 12 injured in bus-cruiser collision in Jind

In a devastating accident near Jind's Bibipur village in Haryana, a roadways bus and a cruiser reportedly had a head-on collision that left at least eight dead and 12 people injured.

01 Jul 2023


25 burned to death in bus accident on Maharashtra expressway

At least 25 people were reportedly burned to death in the early hours of Saturday after a bus carrying 33 passengers burst into flames on the Samruddhi Mahamarg Expressway in Buldhana, Maharashtra.

08 Jun 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Government's road safety plan falls short, Nitin Gadkari reveals shortcomings

India will not be able to achieve the target of reducing road accidents by 50% by 2024, as per Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India.

22 May 2023


Speeding BMW runs over man in West Delhi, driver arrested

A 36-year-old man died when his two-wheeler was reportedly knocked over by a speeding BMW car near Moti Bagh Metro Station in West Delhi in the early hours of Sunday, PTI reported.

21 May 2023


Renowned Bengali TV actor Suchandra Dasgupta dies in tragic accident

Tragedy struck the Bengali industry as news of the death of actor Suchandra Dasgupta, a popular name in the TV circuit, surfaced on Sunday.

23 Apr 2023


4 dead after truck hits passenger bus on Pune-Bengaluru Highway

Four people were killed and 22 others sustained injuries after a private passenger bus was hit by a truck from behind on the Pune-Bengaluru Highway in Pune, Maharashtra, in the early hours of Sunday, reported The Indian Express.

15 Apr 2023


12 killed after bus falls into gorge on Mumbai-Pune Highway

At least 12 passengers were killed and 27 others sustained injuries after a bus fell into a gorge on the old Mumbai-Pune Highway in the Khopoli area of Raigad, Maharashtra, on Saturday.

28 Mar 2023

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: 20 Umrah pilgrims killed in bus accident

At least 20 people were killed and 29 were injured after a bus hit a bridge, overturned, and burst into flames in Saudi Arabia's Asir province on Monday, AFP reported, quoting state media.

19 Mar 2023


Mumbai tech firm CEO hit by car while jogging; dies

In a shocking incident, the chief executive officer (CEO) of a technology company, identified as Rajalakshmi Vijay, died after being hit by a speeding car in Mumbai early on Sunday morning.

18 Mar 2023


Kashmir: 4 dead, 28 injured after bus overturns in Pulwama

At least four people were killed and 28 were injured after a passenger bus overturned in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, reported PTI.

26 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits man, grandson; drags child for 2km

A 67-year-old man and his six-year-old grandson were tragically killed when the two-wheeler they were riding on was hit by a speeding truck in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday, reports said.

08 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: 30 die in road accident in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

As many as 30 people were killed and 15 others were injured when a car and a passenger bus collided and plunged into a deep ravine in Kohistan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, Geo News reported.

29 Jan 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Karachi-bound bus falls into ravine in Balochistan, 41 dead

At least 41 people were killed and several others were injured in Pakistan when a speeding passenger coach fell into a ravine in Lasbela district's Bela area in the southwestern Balochistan province in the early hours of Sunday.

28 Jan 2023


Delhi: Car hits scooter, drags rider's body for 350m

In yet another horrifying hit-and-drag incident in Delhi, a man died after a car rammed into his scooter and dragged his body stuck on its bonnet for nearly 350m in Keshav Puram on Friday.

17 Jan 2023


Bengaluru: 71-year-old man dragged by scooter on road, accused arrested

A 71-year-old man was dragged by a two-wheeler on a busy road in Magadi, Bengaluru, on Tuesday, reported ANI.

16 Jan 2023


Chandigarh: 25-year-old woman feeding stray dogs hit by speeding SUV

In a horrific accident, a 25-year-old woman was hit by a speeding Mahindra Thar SUV in Chandigarh on Saturday while she, along with her mother, was feeding stray dogs.

07 Jan 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Delhi hit-and-run case: SRK's foundation helps victim Anjali Singh's family

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's Meer Foundation has reportedly provided financial aid to the Delhi hit-and-run case victim Anjali Singh's family.

04 Jan 2023


Chennai: Techie falls after hitting pothole, run over by truck

A 22-year-old software engineer was reportedly mowed down by a truck near Maduravoyal in Chennai on Tuesday at 7:20 am.

03 Jan 2023


Delhi: Sultanpuri accident victim dragged by car was with friend

Anjali Singh—who died after being dragged by a car for 13km reportedly from Sultanpuri to Kanjhawala in Delhi in the wee hours of Sunday—wasn't alone at the time of the accident, the investigation revealed.

Tamil Nadu, UP top in road accidents; 6-9 pm riskiest

The most number of accidents on National Highways in India in 2021 were reported from Tamil Nadu, followed by Uttar Pradesh, while the most number of fatalities from such accidents were reported from the latter.

02 Jan 2023


Delhi: Sultanpuri road accident accused sent to 3-day police custody

Delhi's Rohini Court on Monday sent all five persons accused in the death of a 23-year-old woman in the Sultanpuri road accident to three-day police custody.

02 Jan 2023


Delhi: Woman dies after car hits scooter, drags for kilometers

A car allegedly being driven by drunk men hit a 23-year-old woman riding a scooter and dragged her body entangled in the wheels for four kilometers, killing her in Northwest Delhi's Kanjhawala in the wee hours of Sunday.

21 Dec 2022


Manipur: 15 students feared dead as bus carrying them overturns

At least 15 students were feared dead when a bus carrying them overturned in the Noney district of Manipur on Wednesday.

19 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Dense fog causes vehicle pile-up on Greater Noida highway

Low visibility due to dense fog reportedly caused several vehicles to collide in a pile-up on the Greater Noida Eastern Peripheral Highway (EPH) in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday.

18 Dec 2022


Speeding car rams into 3 children in Delhi, driver arrested

In an absolutely horrific incident, three kids sustained multiple injuries after a speeding car rammed into them in Roop Nagar of North Delhi at round 9 am on Sunday.

17 Dec 2022


Gurugram: Police install tyre crash barriers to reduce accidents

Gurugram traffic police began the installation of tire barriers on Friday near Kherki Daula Toll plaza in an attempt to reduce accident-related fatalities on the Gurugram-Delhi Expressway.

07 Nov 2022


19-year-old student mowed down by crane, dies; CCTV records accident

In a horrific accident in Bengaluru city of India, a 19-year-old student was mowed down by a speeding crane on Wednesday afternoon, leaving her injured.

21 Oct 2022


How Mercedes-Benz aims to end road accidents by 2050

German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz plans to have zero road accidents involving its cars by 2050.

17 Oct 2022


UP: 4 dead as speeding BMW chasing 300km/h crashes fatally

The "need for speed" of a doctor, an engineer, and two of their friends ended when the BMW car they were traveling in collided head-on with a truck approaching from the opposite direction at Sultanpur on Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

08 Oct 2022


Maharashtra: Bus catches fire after collision, 11 dead, 38 injured

At least 11 people died and 38 injured when a private luxury bus caught fire after hitting a trailer truck carrying diesel on Aurangabad Road in Nashik of Maharashtra early morning on Saturday.

26 Sep 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal: Tourist vehicle falls into gorge; 7 dead, 10 injured

At least seven persons died and 10 others were injured on Sunday night after a tourist vehicle plummeted into a gorge in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, PTI reported.

20 Sep 2022


Delhi: Speeding SUV rams parked vehicles, drags biker for 100m

A Toyota Fortuner SUV rammed into several parked vehicles in Delhi's Karol Bagh on Monday evening as a 63-year-old man driving the car lost control, reported The Indian Express.

06 Sep 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Cyrus Mistry death: Gadkari on seat belts, faulty road reports

Expressing shock at industrialist Cyrus Mistry's death in a car crash, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday blamed faulty road project reports for many accidents in India.

06 Sep 2022

Cyrus Mistry

Cyrus Mistry death: Last rites of industrialist in Mumbai today

The last rites of business tycoon and ex-Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry—who died in a car crash on Sunday—were performed at Mumbai's Worli Crematorium on Tuesday.