Road Mishaps

  • Five killed in truck-auto collision in Nalanda 22-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Five persons were killed in a collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw in Sursarai area of Bihar's Nalanda district on Tuesday. All the deceased were auto-rickshaw passengers, Sursarai police station officer in-charge Pryadershi said. The truck driver managed to flee from the scene. ~~amp;nbsp; ...
  • Three killed, seven injured as jeep overturns in Ballia 22-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Three persons were killed and seven others injured when a jeep overturned and fell into a pit in Haldi area, police said in Ballia. The vehicle overturned in Bharsauta village on Monday night, they said. While one of the victims has been identified as 70-year-old Sonia, two other are yet...
  • Girl killed, 24 others school children injured in road mishap 06-03-2014 09:21 PM

    A young girl was killed on Wednesday and 24 other school children were injured when their vehicle overturned in Nagla Kalua area under Marhara police station, police said. Meghshri (6) was killed and 24 other children, all under 14 years of age, belonging to Seth Gulzarilal Saraswati Shishu Mandir injured...
  • Pennsylvania: 100 vehicles pile up in road mishap, 30 injured 15-02-2014 09:00 AM

    Philadelphia: Two major pileups and smaller fender-benders involving tractor-trailers and scores of cars blocked one side of an ice-coated Pennsylvania Turnpike outside Philadelphia on Friday, injuring at least 30 people and tying up traffic for hours. The eastbound crashes were reported just before 8:30 am, in the middle of rush...
  • Maharashtra: 8 dead, 3 injured in road accident near Satara 14-01-2014 12:14 AM

    Eight people were killed and three were injured when a Trax Cruiser jeep collided with a container-lorry on Pune-Bangalore highway near Satara in western Maharashtra on Monday. The accident took place near Khambatki tunnel, 45 km from Satara, at about 9.30 pm. The jeep was heading towards Pune, police said....
  • 13 killed, nine injured in road mishap in Sitapur's Shah Maholi area 14-12-2013 12:32 PM

    Thirteen persons and nine others wereinjured on Fridaywhen a truck lost control andhit a car and a cab on the Sitapur-Lakhimpur road in Shah Maholi area here, police said. The mishap happened Friday evening when the truck heading to Lakhimpur lost control and hit a car injuring three before colliding...
  • NPP candidate from Gudamalani constituency among 5 killed in road mishap 27-11-2013 08:14 AM

    Five persons, including a candidate for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly elections, were killed in a road mishap in Jodhpur. Narendra Kumar Dewasi, National People's Party (NPP) candidate from Barmer, died along with his four supporters when the vehicle they were travelling in collided head on with a truck in Pachpadra...
  • Three killed, three injured in Andhra Pradesh road mishap 13-09-2013 04:48 PM

    Rajahmundry: Three people were Friday killed and as many injured when their autorickshaw collided with a stationary lorry in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district, police said. The mishap occurred at Jangareddy Gudem bypass road near Buttayagudem in West Godavari district when the driver of the autorickshaw, in which six persons...
  • Kerala: Private bus owners go on an indefinite strike 09-09-2013 09:14 AM

    Kochi: Private bus operators in Kerala have gone on an indefinite strike since Sunday midnight protesting the motor vehicles department's decision for mandatory speed governors in wake of the recent road mishap at Malappuram, which claimed 13 lives. Private bus owners said that monitoring speed is applicable only on private...
  • Kerala Govt to take urgent steps to ensure road safety: Chandy 07-09-2013 12:36 PM

    Malappuram: Taking serious note of recurrence of road mishaps in Kerala, including the recent bus tragedy at Malappuram which claimed 13 lives, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday said the government would take urgent measures to enhance road safety. Talking to reporters after paying homage to the victims of the accident...
  • 2 killed, 3 injured as speeding car runs over them on Badaun-Kakrali road 26-08-2013 12:28 PM

    Two persons were killed and three others got injured when a speeding car hit them on Badaun-Kakrali road in police lines police station area, officials said on Monday. The accident occurred when the car, on its way to Badaun from Kakrala, lost control and hit a cyclist and motorcycle near...
  • 4 killed, 13 injured as jeep en route Bijnor collides head-on with tanker 20-08-2013 10:59 AM

    Four persons were killed and 13 others critically injured when the jeep they were travelling in collided head-on with a tanker in Haridwar district, police said on Tuesday. The mishap occurred late on Monday night near Gajiwala village in the district when the jeep carrying 17 passengers was on its...
  • 9 killed, five injured in road mishap on Bahraich-Lucknow road 02-08-2013 08:41 PM

    At least nine persons, including two women, were killed and five others injured when a passenger jeep collided with a roadways bus here in Bahraich on Friday evening. The incident occurred on Bahraich-Lucknow road near Tikora turn when the two vehicles approaching from the opposite direction collided killing eight persons...
  • 37 dead after tour bus falls into a ravine in Italy 29-07-2013 08:03 AM

    A tour bus filled with Italians returning home after an excursion plunged off a highway into a ravine in southern Italy on Sunday night after it had smashed into several cars that were slowed by heavy traffic, killing at least 37 people, said police and rescuers. Flashing signs near Avellino,...
  • Tamil Nadu: 3 killed, 2 injured in Erode road mishap 04-07-2013 06:10 AM

    Erode: Three persons were killed and two others injured seriously when a tanker lorry rammed into their car in the district on Wednesday, police said. The occupants of the car were proceeding to Sankari in neigbouring Salem District from Kavindapady, about 20 km from here, when the mishap occurred near...
  • Three NIT-Kozhikode students killed in road mishap 07-04-2013 04:10 PM

    Kozhikode: Three NIT-Kozhikode students hailing from Andhra Pradesh were killed and four others injured when their car collided with a lorry near Vadakara in the district on Sunday, police said. The students of the National Institute of Technology here were proceeding to a nearby place on a weekend trip when...
  • Don't drink and drive, death god may be following you 18-02-2013 12:39 PM

    Taking a cue from India's god-fearing and superstitious beliefs, Zara, a popular Tapas Bar in Chennai, in association with Chennai Traffic Police decided to address drunken driving. Which is responsible for 70 per cent of road fatalities in India. Yama, the God of Death from Hindu mythology was used to...
  • Orissa CM survives road mishap 28-01-2007 10:26 PM

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