Road Accidents: News | Page 1

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.

01 Aug 2019

Lok Sabha

#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.

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

Road Rage

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

Nupur Prasad

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.

20 Apr 2019

Delhi Police

25-year-old dies after wire pierces his chest on Signature Bridge

Pranav Mishra, a 25-year-old electrician, was allegedly killed by a metal wire hanging loose on Delhi's Signature Bridge on Thursday.

02 Apr 2019


TV actress and model hits vehicles, booked for drunk driving

Mumbai Police has registered a case against a TV actress and model for driving under the influence of alcohol and ramming into other vehicles, damaging at least seven, in Santacruz.

31 Mar 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Vehicle falls into deep gorge in Rajouri; six dead

Six persons were killed and another critically injured today when the vehicle they were traveling in plunged into a deep gorge in Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir, police said.

16 Mar 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Five children among 11 killed as SUV falls into gorge

11 people, including four women and five children, were killed and four others injured when an SUV skidded off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said.

12 Mar 2019

Datsun Go

Family of woman, burnt in car, claims husband murdered her

The family of a 34-year-old woman, who was charred to death in a car on Sunday night, has alleged that her husband murdered her.

02 Mar 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Bus falls into gorge in J&K, six dead, 31 injured

Six persons were killed and 31 injured when a Srinagar-bound private bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today.

01 Mar 2019


Helmets save lives, Mumbai Police reminds in a fun way

Mumbai Police's Twitter account is like that teacher who imparts important life lessons (in this case, civic lessons) in a fun way.

23 Feb 2019


Tamil Nadu: Senior AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in car-accident

AIADMK Lok Sabha MP S Rajendran died Saturday after a car in which he was traveling rammed into a road median at Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu.

17 Feb 2019

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Three dead, dozens injured after bus falls into drain

In a tragic incident, three people were killed and dozens more injured after a bus fell into a drain from a bridge in the district of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.

31 Jan 2019


Thane: 2 killed, 4 injured as car hits road divider

Two people were killed and four others injured when their car hit a road divider in Thane, Maharashtra, early hours today, police said.

28 Jan 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: School bus falls into culvert; six children critical

In a tragic incident, a school bus carrying 52 children fell into a culvert in the district of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh on Monday morning, leaving several children injured, and some critically injured.

24 Jan 2019


Viral tweet highlights what's wrong with Google maps. We agree!

Ever since Google Maps was introduced in 2005, navigating through roads and by-lanes has become much easier.

Delhi: Crane on wrong side of road crushes 61-year-old woman

In a horrific accident, a crane hurtling down the wrong side of the road crushed a 61-year-old pedestrian under its wheels in south Delhi's Dhaula Kuan in the wee hours of Sunday.

13 Jan 2019


Bihar: 2 killed, 34 injured after tourist-bus collides with truck

Two persons were killed and 34 others injured after a tourist bus carrying them collided head-on with a truck in Muzaffarpur, Bihar yesterday.

12 Jan 2019


90% Indians don't secure their children with seat belts

In what may not come as a shock to many, nine out of 10 Indians don't secure their children with seat belts while traveling in four-wheelers thus putting them at risk, according to a study.

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.

05 Jan 2019


Gurugram: Tractor kills 9-year-old returning from tuition as mother watched

In a disheartening incident, a nine-year-old boy was allegedly run over by a tractor in Gurugram on Wednesday, just as his mother helplessly watched.

03 Jan 2019

Himachal Pradesh

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.

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.

29 Dec 2018


Haryana: 7 killed, 4 injured in accident due to heavy-fog

Seven people were killed and four injured when a vehicle rammed into two SUVs due to heavy fog on the Ambala-Chandigarh national highway today, police said.

24 Dec 2018


Haryana: Seven killed as 50 vehicles pile up in fog

In a tragic incident, at least seven people were killed and many more were left injured after over 50 vehicles crashed into each other and piled up on a busy flyover in Haryana on Monday morning.

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.

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.

01 Dec 2018


Chinese driver throws cigarette butt out, sets truck on fire

Driving a vehicle is not an easy job, especially with the innumerable number of accidents that occur every day.

22 Nov 2018

West Bengal

Tanker-trailer collision near Howrah sparks fire, chars two to death

Two vehicles, one of which was carrying highly inflammable substances, collided on Kona Expressway near Howrah in West Bengal early today, killing the two drivers besides injuring a constable, police said.

19 Nov 2018

Formula 1

#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.

18 Nov 2018


Uttarakhand: Bus falls into gorge; at least 12 people killed

In a tragic incident, at least 12 people were killed and 13 injured when a bus fell into a 150-meter gorge in the district of Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.

18 Nov 2018

West Bengal

West Bengal government committed to reducing road accidents: Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal government is committed to curbing traffic offenses and its initiatives have significantly reduced road accidents in the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted on Sunday.

11 Nov 2018


Delhi: Drunk woman-driver, headed to club, rams SUV, kills one

In yet another incident of rash driving, a 22-year-old drunk woman rammed into an SUV on Friday night in Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area, killing one.

09 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: SPO killed, 2 injured as vehicle falls into gorge

A Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed while two brothers were seriously injured, when a load carrier they were traveling in, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Doda district today morning.

27 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 5 killed, 4 injured in two accidents in Muzaffarnagar

Five people, including a woman, died and four others were seriously injured in two road accidents in UP's Muzaffarnagar district today.

23 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Seven charred to death as van collides with truck

A van carrying smuggled petrol collided with a truck on Tuesday in Pakistan's Balochistan province, killing at least seven persons and burning three cars parked nearby and a police check post, authorities said.

23 Oct 2018


Tripura State Rifles personnel injured as bus falls into gorge

At least 13 Tripura State Rifles (TSR) personnel have sustained serious injuries when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge at Bankumari, Baramura hill range, about 35 km from Agartala, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

20 Oct 2018

South Africa

South Africa: 27 people killed in road crash, 4 injured

At least 27 people were killed on Friday in a road crash in South Africa's northern Limpopo province after a truck swerved into oncoming traffic when its tire burst, a local minister said.

19 Oct 2018


MACT awards over Rs. 75 lakh to road accident victims

A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded over Rs. 75L as compensation to the victims of a road accident which killed a woman and injured six others.