Articles about Road Accidents

3 Congress workers, headed to Sidhu's swearing-in, died in accident

23 Jul 2021

3 Congress workers, headed to Sidhu's swearing-in, died in accident

Three Congress party workers were killed in a bus accident in Moga district of Punjab this morning, reports said.

Maharashtra: Seven persons injured in a bus-truck collision

15 Jul 2021

Maharashtra: Seven persons injured in a bus-truck collision

Seven persons traveling in a bus were injured after the driver of a truck that was running ahead of it suddenly applied brakes when a mentally ill man hurled a stone toward his vehicle near Nagpur city, a police official said on Thursday.

Hyderabad: Drunk driver rams Audi into autorickshaw, killing 1

29 Jun 2021

Hyderabad: Drunk driver rams Audi into autorickshaw, killing 1

A speeding Audi car rammed into an autorickshaw in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday (June 27), killing one person and injuring another.

Protest against Unnao crash deaths turns violent; 12 cops injured

17 Jun 2021

Protest against Unnao crash deaths turns violent; 12 cops injured

Twelve police personnel were injured when people protesting over the death of two motorcycle riders in an accident pelted stones at them near a village in Unnao, officials said on Thursday.

Gujarat: Two kids among nine killed in car-truck collision

16 Jun 2021

Gujarat: Two kids among nine killed in car-truck collision

Two children and seven adults were killed in a road accident after the car in which they were traveling collided with a goods-carrying truck near Indranaj village in Gujarat's Anand district today morning.

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limits. Check details here

11 Jun 2021

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limits. Check details here

The Delhi Traffic Police today fixed new speed limits for motor vehicles plying on the roads of the national capital - an attempt to reduce road accidents and improve overall pedestrian safety.

Speeding tempo kills four people in Najafgarh

11 Jun 2021

Speeding tempo kills four people in Najafgarh

Four persons, including three members of a family, died on Friday morning after a speeding tempo hit them in southwest Delhi's Najafgarh area, police said.

Kanpur-Allahabad Highway accident toll climbs to 17

09 Jun 2021

Kanpur-Allahabad Highway accident toll climbs to 17

The death toll in the head-on collision between a double-decker bus and a loader ferrying factory workers on the Kanpur-Allahabad Highway has climbed to 17.

Man handed six-month driving ban for an accident in Singapore

04 Jun 2021

Man handed six-month driving ban for an accident in Singapore

An Indian permanent resident in Singapore was fined 3,000 Singapore dollars ($2,258) and banned from driving for six months on Friday for causing a road accident in which a woman sustained serious injuries including a spinal fracture and a sprained knee.

Delhi: Man rams car into police picket, kills constable

01 May 2021

Delhi: Man rams car into police picket, kills constable

A 42-year-old man allegedly rammed his car into a police picket killing a constable in southwest Delhi's Vasant Vihar area on Saturday, officials said.

Australia: Indian-origin truck driver gets 22-year jail for killing cops

14 Apr 2021

Australia: Indian-origin truck driver gets 22-year jail for killing cops

A 48-year-old Indian-origin drug-affected and sleep-deprived truck driver was jailed on Wednesday for 22 years for plowing his heavy vehicle into Australian police officers and killing four of them last year on Melbourne's Eastern Freeway, according to various media reports.

Dwarka accident: Family raises doubt over driver's identity

08 Apr 2021

Dwarka accident: Family raises doubt over driver's identity

Three days after an elderly couple was mowed down by a woman's car in Dwarka, the victims' family has raised suspicion over the identity of the driver.

Delhi woman mows down elderly couple; says she was distracted

07 Apr 2021

Delhi woman mows down elderly couple; says she was distracted

A Delhi woman on Sunday mowed down an elderly couple in the Dwarka region of the national capital, the police said on Tuesday.

Habitual traffic offenders to be 'named and shamed' in public

04 Apr 2021

Habitual traffic offenders to be 'named and shamed' in public

Traffic offenders can now be "named and shamed" along with having their licenses revoked.

Punjabi singer Diljaan (31) dies in an accident

30 Mar 2021

Punjabi singer Diljaan (31) dies in an accident

Punjabi singer Diljaan passed away at the age of 31 in a road accident near Amritsar on Tuesday. He was on his way to Kartarpur at the time.

Madhya Pradesh: 13 killed in auto rickshaw-bus collision

23 Mar 2021

Madhya Pradesh: 13 killed in auto rickshaw-bus collision

Twelve women and a man were killed after the auto-rickshaw carrying them collided with a speeding bus in the Old Chawni area of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday morning.

Road accidents killed more people than COVID-19 last year: Gadkari

18 Mar 2021

Road accidents killed more people than COVID-19 last year: Gadkari

The government is serious about reducing road accidents as more people died from such mishaps last year than from COVID-19 infection, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

Rs. 50 lakh compensation for Thane woman whose autorickshaw overturned

17 Mar 2021

Rs. 50 lakh compensation for Thane woman whose autorickshaw overturned

A Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (MACT) in Maharashtra's Thane district has awarded a compensation of over Rs. 50 lakh to a woman who met with an accident while traveling in an autorickshaw in 2016.

Indonesia: Bus plunges into ravine killing 27 pilgrims

11 Mar 2021

Indonesia: Bus plunges into ravine killing 27 pilgrims

A tourist bus plunged into a ravine on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at least 27 people and injuring 39 others.

MP: Bus falls into canal; 32 dead, more feared drowned

16 Feb 2021

MP: Bus falls into canal; 32 dead, more feared drowned

At least 32 people have reportedly died after a bus fell off a bridge into a canal in the Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

PM Modi condoles death of 16 laborers in Maharashtra's Jalgaon

15 Feb 2021

PM Modi condoles death of 16 laborers in Maharashtra's Jalgaon

Sixteen persons were killed after a truck overturned in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, the police said on Monday.

Delhi woman falls off scooter; crushed to death by truck

11 Feb 2021

Delhi woman falls off scooter; crushed to death by truck

In a tragic incident, a 22-year-old woman died after being crushed to death in Delhi on Thursday.

UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

20 Nov 2020

UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

In a terrible piece of news, 14 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh after the car they were traveling in collided with a truck on a highway, late last night. Among the deceased, six were children.

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

05 Sep 2020

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

In a tragic incident, at least eight migrant workers from Odisha were killed in a road accident in Cherikhedi in Chhattisgarh on Saturday morning. Seven others have reportedly been injured in the accident.

Kannauj: 20 feared dead as sleeper bus collides with truck

11 Jan 2020

Kannauj: 20 feared dead as sleeper bus collides with truck

At least 20 people are feared to have died in a tragic accident as a private sleeper bus collided with a truck in the Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday night.

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

12 Nov 2019

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

A 30-year-old woman met with a road accident on Monday as an AIADMK flagpole allegedly fell on a highway in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Hyderabad: 23-year-old falls from bike; bus runs over her head

03 Nov 2019

Hyderabad: 23-year-old falls from bike; bus runs over her head

A 23-year-old woman riding pillion on a two-wheeler died following a road accident in Hyderabad on Saturday.

Doctor burns to death as Tesla doors fail to open

24 Oct 2019

Doctor burns to death as Tesla doors fail to open

The futuristic doors of the electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. have now landed the company in hot water.

'Fastest woman' Jessi Combs dies trying to break own record

29 Aug 2019

'Fastest woman' Jessi Combs dies trying to break own record

In a tragic incident, American television host and race car driver Jessi Combs died in a car crash in Oregon, United States. Reportedly, the crash occurred while Combs attempted to break her own previous record, the police said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits two tempos; 16 dead, 5 injured

27 Aug 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits two tempos; 16 dead, 5 injured

In an extremely tragic piece of news, 16 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur on Tuesday after a truck hit two tempos. Among those who lost their lives are three children and a woman.

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

19 Aug 2019

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was granted two extra weeks by Supreme Court to complete the investigation into an accident which involved the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer, and her relatives.

#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice

17 Aug 2019

#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice

In a disturbing turn of events, the blind father of a man who was lynched to death in Rajasthan's Alwar last month, committed suicide earlier this week. He was forced to take the extreme step as authorities did nothing to bring his son's killers to justice.

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's 'drunk' son rams car, arrested

16 Aug 2019

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's 'drunk' son rams car, arrested

On Thursday, BJP leader and actress Roopa Ganguly's son Akash Mukhopadhyay, rammed his car into a wall of an upscale club in Kolkata, prompting police to arrest him.

Hyderabad BJP leader dies as speeding car hits another vehicle

13 Aug 2019

Hyderabad BJP leader dies as speeding car hits another vehicle

In a tragic incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader died as his car met a road accident in Shamirpet at the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday.

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

07 Aug 2019

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the now-expelled BJP MLA from Unnao, raped a minor in 2017, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told New Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Wednesday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill affect you

01 Aug 2019

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill affect you

With an eye on making Indian roads safer, Rajya Sabha passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Wednesday.

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

29 Jul 2019

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

Hours after the mother of the Unnao rape case's survivor alleged that the accident in Raebareli, in which the teen was seriously injured, was a conspiracy, a murder case has now been filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar.

India's pothole problem could soon be solved, thanks to IIM-B

05 Jun 2019

India's pothole problem could soon be solved, thanks to IIM-B

Almost as long as India has had pucca roads, we have dealt with the pothole problem and the package deal it comes with- road accidents, water-logging, traffic jams, etc.

In New York, walking while texting could soon be illegal

21 May 2019

In New York, walking while texting could soon be illegal

We've all grown so accustomed to checking our phones every two seconds: be it in an office meeting, on the toilet, or on the road. But New York is hoping to make a change.

Delhi: 22-year-old falls off Signature Bridge, dies

27 Apr 2019

Delhi: 22-year-old falls off Signature Bridge, dies

A 22-year-old man, identified as Ashish Kumar, died after his car hit a concrete barrier on the roadside on Delhi's Signature Bridge on Thursday.