Articles about Road Accidents
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.