Road Accident

  • 23 injured as bus falls into 50-feet gorge July 14, 2014

    Twenty-three persons were injured, three of them seriously, when a state-owned bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Almora district in the wee hours. The mishap occurred at 4.15 am when the bus going from Delhi to Gairsain in Chamoli district fell into a 50 ft deep gorge,...
  • Doctor couple killed in a road accident in Gaya July 12, 2014

    A doctor couple was killed, while their son and daughter-in-law got seriously injured when the car they were traveling in, collided head-on with a truck in Gaya district on Saturday. Gaya Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nishant Kumar Tiwary said the incident happened near Sahdev Khap village under Magadh University police...
  • Woman killed, four others injured as jeep overturns July 9, 2014

    A woman was killed and four others injured as a jeep carrying them overturned on Areraj-Motihari road in Motihari district on Wednesday, police said. The mishap took place as the jeep with half a dozen occupants overturned after ramming to a railing of a culvert due to negligence of the driver,...
  • Two children killed, two others injured when truck collides with motorcycle July 9, 2014

    Two children were killed and two others injured when a truck collided with a motorcycle in Bharthana area of Etawah district, police said on Wednesday. Shanu (6) and his sister Airaan (2) were killed when the motorcycle on which they were riding was hit by the truck on Bharthana-Usrahar road last...
  • Three youths killed in a road accident as truck rams motorcycle July 8, 2014

    Three youths were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck near Akbarabad area in Kanpur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday, when the three youths were on their way back home and a speeding truck knocked them down, they said. The youths, identified...
  • Bike-jeep collision: Two persons killed in road accident in Ghazipur July 8, 2014

    Two persons, including a Provincial Armed Constabulary jawan, were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling in collided with a jeep in Kasimabad area in Ghazipur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place near Baburi village on Monday, they said, adding that the deceased have been identified as PAC Jawan...
  • Senior UP Government officer killed in road accident July 2, 2014

    A senior Uttar Pradesh Government officer and his driver were killed when the jeep they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck here this morning. The accident occurred on NH 2 in Khaga police station area when the Bolero jeep coming from Kanpur collided with a truck, killing Khurja (Bulandshahr)...
  • Government officer, driver killed as jeep rams into a truck July 2, 2014

    A senior Uttar Pradesh Government officer and his driver were killed when the jeep they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck in Fatehpur on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred on NH 2 in Khaga police station area when the Bolero jeep coming from Kanpur collided with a truck, killing...
  • Six persons killed, two others seriously injured after car collides with truck July 1, 2014

    Six persons, including two children, were killed and two others seriously injured when their car collided head-on with a truck in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district on Tuesday. The incident occurred at Semalia Ghata when the victims were on their way to Ajmer from Banswara, police said. A man, three women and two...
  • Two killed as car collides with truck June 30, 2014

    Two persons were killed and another injured when their car collided with a truck near Sindhawli village on the Delhi-Haridwar National Highway in the district, police said on Monday. The accident took place on Sunday when the victims were returning to Delhi from Haridwar. The deceased have been identified as 35-year-old Deep...
  • STF jawan killed, 23 personnel injured after bus rams into van June 29, 2014

    An STF jawan was killed and 23 other personnel were injured when their bus rammed into a stationary van in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district. The accident took place near Raiput village on NH-63 when the Special Task Force (STF) personnel were heading towards south Bastar for an anti-Naxal operation late Saturday night,...
  • Biker killed in accident, mob sets ablaze offending truck June 28, 2014

    A furniture showroom owner was killed when his motorbike was hit by a lorry on Railway Road in Dadri area in Greater Noida, following which an irate mob torched the offending vehicle, police said on Saturday. The incident took place last evening when furniture showroom owner Yogesh Sharma was riding a...
  • Three killed in road collision between two-wheeler and bus June 28, 2014

    Three persons were killed when their two-wheeler was hit by a speeding bus on Indore-Dhar road, police said on Saturday. The accident took place late Friday night when a Dhar bound bus hit the riders killing all of them on the spot, a sub-inspector (SI) from Chandan Nagar police station said....
  • Seven killed after jeep collides with truck June 27, 2014

    Seven persons were killed and as many injured when a jeep in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on Friday, police said. The incident occurred near Kita phanta area when the victims, all labourers, were returning home to Shergarh town, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ashok Meena said. The...
  • Two bikers crushed to death by bus in Jaipur June 26, 2014

    Two motorcyclists on Thursday were crushed to death by a roadways bus near Ghatgate in Jaipur, police said. The deceased were identified as Hansraj (35) and Sunny S Kumar (18). Hansran and Kumar, who work as driver and conductor of a mini bus respectively, took their week-off and were returning home on...
  • Two killed after car collides with tractor trolley June 25, 2014

    Two persons were killed when their car collided with a tractor trolley on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway in the district, police said on Wednesday. The two Delhi residents identified as Rajender Singh Chouhan and Kishanlal were going to Uttarkashi from the national capital when the mishap occurred on Tuesday. ...
  • Two killed, four injured as jeep rams into truck June 24, 2014

    Two persons were killed and four others injured when a jeep rammed into a stationary truck in Nizamabad area in Azamgarh, police said. Syed (55) and Mehfooz (37) were killed when the jeep in which they were travelling rammed into the truck near Nikamuddinpur village on Monday evening, SHO Nizamabad said. The...
  • Depiction of rash driving should come with warnings: I&B June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Following concerns expressed by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has advised media organisations that appropriate warnings should accompany any depiction of rash and negligent driving. The advisory comes days after senior BJP leader and Cabinet minister Gopinath Munde lost his life following...
  • Delhi tops list for fatal road accidents June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi tops the list among cities in the country in terms of fatal road accidents with five people - four of whom are pedestrians and two-wheeler riders -- losing their lives every day, a report by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) revealed on Monday. The report pointed...
  • Six killed, two injured as car rams into tree June 22, 2014

    As many as six people, including the driver, were killed on Sunday and two others injured when their car rammed into a tree on the roadside in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said. The accident took place early this morning near Dahikonga village under Kondagaon police station limits on NH-30 when the...
  • Jeep falls into gorge in Uttarakhand; 4 killed, 8 injured June 21, 2014

    Four persons were killed and eight were injured when the jeep in which they were traveling fell into a gorge at Masasu village in Pauri district on Saturday, police said. The mishap took place in the afternoon while the jeep was on its way to Pauri, Pauri Superintendent of Police Ajay...
  • Managing Rural Development Ministry a difficult task, admits Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC TV18, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that unlike Ministry of Transport, handling the Ministry of Rural Development is a difficult task for him. Gadkari also said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We...
  • Bus falls into gorge, atleast 15 injured June 19, 2014

    At least fifteen passengers were injured on Thursday when a bus overturned and plunged into a roadside gorge at Viratnagar, police said. The bus was on its way to Beawar from Delhi via Jaipur when the driver lost control over a turn and rammed the vehicle into a tree, following which...
  • Will amend Motor Vehicle Act within a month: Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he will amend the Motor Vehicle Act within a month. He said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We will amend it within a month." He added, "I have a study report based...
  • Gopinath Munde's death: CBI inspects crime scene June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Initiating the probe into the death of former Union Minister Gopinath Munde, CBI on Tuesday inspected the crime scene where he had met with the accident which collided with a taxi here on June 3. CBI sources said the special crime team of the agency also met the...
  • Can Netas stop implementation of rear seat belt rule? June 16, 2014

    Two weeks after Union Minister Gopinath Munde was killed in a road accident, no lessons seem to have been learnt. In Kerala, Transport Commissioner Rishi Raj Singh issued a circular making seat belts mandatory for all passengers in a four-wheeler. But the move has not gone well with the politicians....
  • 7 killed, 35 injured in Meghalaya road accident June 16, 2014

    Shillong: Seven persons were killed today and 35 others severely injured when an overloaded bus in which they were travelling fell into a 35-feet-deep gorge in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district. The mishap happened at around 9.30 AM on a bridge near Baghmara, district deputy commissioner CP Gotmare told PTI. ...
  • CBI takes over probe into Gopinath Munde's death case June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken up the death of senior BJP leader and Union Minister Gopinath Munde. He died in a car accident in the national capital this month. A special crime unit of the CBI will be investigating the case. The move came after Union...
  • One killed, 18 others injured in road accident June 15, 2014

    One person was killed and 18 others were injured on Sunday, one of them critically, when a minibus in which they were travelling, overturned near a village on NH-83 in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police sources said. The mishap occured at Kosh Dihara village when a minibus lost control and overturned, the...
  • Eight persons killed in a road accident as jeep collides with truck June 14, 2014

    Eight persons were on Friday killed and six others injured when a jeep they were travelling in collided with a truck in Pali area, police said in Hardoi. The mishap occurred on Friday morning when their jeep collided with a truck near Thamaria culvert, police said, adding that, victims were returning...