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Decline in road deaths

delhi Updated: Jun 19, 2009 23:59 IST
Atul Mathur
Atul Mathur
Hindustan Times
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There was a 35 per cent decline in deaths due to road accidents during the fortnight in which the traffic police conducted a pedestrian safety drive on Delhi’s roads.

Delhi’s police commissioner YS Dadwal said there has been a sharp decline in road accidents, both fatal and simple, between June 1 and June 15. In 2008, 91 people had died in road accidents in Delhi between June 1 and June 15. This year, the number stood at 59 during the corresponding period.

In contrast, the period between May 16 and May 31 this year saw 78 deaths.