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Accidents in 3 hill states claim 1,170 lives in 5 months

Experts blame over-speeding, overcrowding of public transport vehicles, drink driving and absence of adequate road signs as the major factors for the high number of accidents in the hill states.
At least 35 people were killed and 17 others were injured when an overloaded mini bus veered off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on the morning of July 1, 2019.(HT Photo)
At least 35 people were killed and 17 others were injured when an overloaded mini bus veered off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on the morning of July 1, 2019.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2019 08:44 AM IST
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Jammu/Srinagar/Shimla/Dehradun | ByHT Correspondents

Auto driver arrested after passenger dies in accident

The 40-year-old man was returning home after work in an auto when the driver lost control and the vehicle toppled
According to the police, the deceased was a security guard at a private company. The incident took place around 6.30am on Wednesday, when the deceased and his acquaintance were returning home after their shift.(Getty Images/Vetta)
According to the police, the deceased was a security guard at a private company. The incident took place around 6.30am on Wednesday, when the deceased and his acquaintance were returning home after their shift.(Getty Images/Vetta)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 07:58 AM IST
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Traffic police to adopt road safety action plan to prevent accidents on busy stretches

During the meeting, discussions were held on level grid crossing, pedestrian crossing and uneven roads of the city. ACP(traffic) was directed to ensure proper traffic management in the congested areas of the city.
In 2018 as many as 442 people lost their lives in road accidents in the city.(HTArchives)
In 2018 as many as 442 people lost their lives in road accidents in the city.(HTArchives)
Published on Jun 26, 2019 04:49 AM IST
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Businessman killed in drunk-driving accident in Mumbai, teenager arrested

A 33-year-old businessman, who was heading to his Andheri home in an app-based cab, was killed on Monday, after a 19-year-old allegedly driving drunk crashed his SUV into the cab on the Western Express Highway (WEH) in Goregaon (East
When the car reached WEH, towards Andheri, the speeding SUV came from the adjacent SIBA road and crashed into the car on its left side.
When the car reached WEH, towards Andheri, the speeding SUV came from the adjacent SIBA road and crashed into the car on its left side.
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 11:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByJayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai

2013 accident: Driver acquitted of killing man, gets jail for fleeing spot

Vishal Chavda, who ran a lemonade store at the junction, was crossing the road by jumping over the cement block divider when the car hit him. The car then fled the spot.
The incident took place in April 2013, when Iyer was driving one Sanjeev Dawar and his wife to the airport. The car was owned by Dawar’s wife’s brother-in-law.(Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
The incident took place in April 2013, when Iyer was driving one Sanjeev Dawar and his wife to the airport. The car was owned by Dawar’s wife’s brother-in-law.(Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 10, 2019 08:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByFarhan Shaikh

Six killed as SUV rams into stationary truck in Jind

Two of the injured told police that some villagers and workers of a nearby dhaba pulled them out of the vehicle after the incident.
Police said the accident happened when the driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed it into a parked truck.(Reuters / Representational Image)
Police said the accident happened when the driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed it into a parked truck.(Reuters / Representational Image)
Published on Jun 07, 2019 01:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hisar | ByHT Correspondent, Hisar

Folk dancer Queen Harish dies in accident

Dancer Queen Harish was heading towards Jaipur from Jaisalmer with his team, when a truck hit his SUV, which was badly damaged in the accident. The accident occurred near Kaparda village in Jodhpur district, police said.
Harish, popularly known as the Queen Harish, used to dance in the Chakri, Bhawai, Terah Tali, Ghoomar, Kalbelia styles of Rajasthani folk dance.(HT Photo)
Harish, popularly known as the Queen Harish, used to dance in the Chakri, Bhawai, Terah Tali, Ghoomar, Kalbelia styles of Rajasthani folk dance.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 08:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | ByHT Correspondent

Germany coach Loew taken to hospital after accident

Loew had checked into the university clinic in Freiburg with circulatory problems after dropping a dumbbell on himself several weeks ago, but said that he had not undergone an operation.
Soccer Football - Euro 2020 Qualifier - Group C - Netherlands v Germany - Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands - March 24, 2019 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the match REUTERS/Francois Lenoir(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Euro 2020 Qualifier - Group C - Netherlands v Germany - Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands - March 24, 2019 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the match REUTERS/Francois Lenoir(REUTERS)
Updated on May 31, 2019 11:52 PM IST
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Returning from holiday, four Noida medical students killed in accident

All five were studying medicine at Sharda University in Greater Noida and were coming back from a holiday in Himachal Pradesh when the accident took place in western Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district.
The car was severely damaged in the accident.(HTPhoto)
The car was severely damaged in the accident.(HTPhoto)
Updated on May 22, 2019 10:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad/Noida | ByHT Correspondents

Policeman killed, 8 CRPF personnel injured in accident in Anantnag

A senior police officer said that an overspeeding vehicle in which polling staff and police personnel were traveling met an accident at Bider Kokernag. A head constable was killed in the accident.
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Updated on Apr 24, 2019 08:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Bhopal gas tragedy among world’s major industrial accidents of 20th century: UN report

Among the other nine major industrial disasters after 1919 listed in the report are the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters as well as the Rana Plaza building collapse.
Bhopal gas disaster survivors hold posters during a protest rally in Bhopal. (AFP File Photo)
Bhopal gas disaster survivors hold posters during a protest rally in Bhopal. (AFP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 01:12 AM IST
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Army officer falls in gorge near LoC, dies

Major Vikas Singh slipped into a gorge and suffered critical injuries during a patrol along the LoC in Machhil sector on Saturday, an army official said.
The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 07:56 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent

Supervisor among 3 booked as worker loses fingers in accident

According to the police, the incident took place on April 8 around 2pm when the victim, Dalip Singh, who has been working at the company that manufactures TV dish antennae, was employed at a press machine.
Supervisor among 3 booked as worker loses fingers in accident
Supervisor among 3 booked as worker loses fingers in accident
Published on Apr 13, 2019 12:52 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Couple on bike miraculously walks away after being run over by car. Watch

The scary crash was recorded on a CCTV camera.
The driver had to reverse the car so the woman could be pulled out.(Screengrab)
The driver had to reverse the car so the woman could be pulled out.(Screengrab)
Updated on Apr 27, 2020 07:46 PM IST
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School bus cleaner dead, 2 kids hurt in accident on Western Express Highway

School officials said Amogh Warang, a Class 8 student; and Deep Nor, a Class 6 student, were injured in the accident.
A cleaner died and two children sustained injuries after a speeding school bus carrying 34 students brushed against barricades put up for Metro construction work on the north-bound stretch of the Western Express Highway in Goregaon (East). (Representative Image)(HT Photo)
A cleaner died and two children sustained injuries after a speeding school bus carrying 34 students brushed against barricades put up for Metro construction work on the north-bound stretch of the Western Express Highway in Goregaon (East). (Representative Image)(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 20, 2019 04:42 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Truck collides with bus at Delhi’s ITO junction; one dead, 13 injured

Of the 13 injured passengers, seven suffered serious wounds and are undergoing treatment at Lok Nayak Hospital. The mishap took place around 3.15 am when the truck was crossing the ITO junction.
The bus that collided is the red air-conditioned one plying on route number 740 between Anand Vihar in east Delhi and Uttam Nagar in west Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
The bus that collided is the red air-conditioned one plying on route number 740 between Anand Vihar in east Delhi and Uttam Nagar in west Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 12:25 AM IST
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7 dead, 50 injured as bus overturns on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Six people, including two children, were killed and nearly 50 others injured after a private Volvo bus turned turtle on Agra-Lucknow Expressway near Ranikhera village in Auras area of Unnao.
A truck carrying plastic pipes met with an accident after which the pipes fell on the road. The employees of the UP Industrial Development Authority did not clear the road for hours and the bus overturned after hitting the pipes.(HT Photo)
A truck carrying plastic pipes met with an accident after which the pipes fell on the road. The employees of the UP Industrial Development Authority did not clear the road for hours and the bus overturned after hitting the pipes.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 12:48 PM IST
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19-year-old killed in an accident, truck set ablaze in Pimpri-Chinchwad

A case of causing death due to negligent driving was registered at Pimpri police station against the truck driver
The burnt and damaged dumper and the two-wheeler after a mob set the vehicles on fire after a teenager died on the spot after being hit by the dumper in Pimpri-Chinchwad on Wednesday.(HT/PHOTO)
The burnt and damaged dumper and the two-wheeler after a mob set the vehicles on fire after a teenager died on the spot after being hit by the dumper in Pimpri-Chinchwad on Wednesday.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 21, 2019 04:17 PM IST
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Engineer killed in accident on Noida flyover, another critical

The dead man was identified as Mukesh Kumar Maurya, a software engineer working at a private IT company in Block A of Sector 12. He was riding the bike.
Mangled remains of the motorcycle, which was hit by an unknown vehicle. The impact of the hit was such that the two riders were thrown off the bike and crashed into an electricity pole, sustaining severe head injuries.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Mangled remains of the motorcycle, which was hit by an unknown vehicle. The impact of the hit was such that the two riders were thrown off the bike and crashed into an electricity pole, sustaining severe head injuries.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Published on Feb 19, 2019 03:17 PM IST
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4 Dead, 9 injured in accident in Munger, Bihar

Four people died and nine sustained injuries after a speedy truck collided with a motor rickshaw near Haveli Kharagpur in Munger on Tuesday.
The victims were daily wage labourers who had gone to Jumei area for the work.(PTI)
The victims were daily wage labourers who had gone to Jumei area for the work.(PTI)
Published on Feb 19, 2019 12:20 PM IST
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Nine-year-old boy killed after being hit by a bike in Greater Noida

The victim was crossing the road with his mother when a motorcycle rider hit them both from behind.
While the victim’s mother received minor injuries, the boy was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.(Getty Images)
While the victim’s mother received minor injuries, the boy was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.(Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 18, 2019 10:36 AM IST
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Unidentified woman mowed down by school bus in Greater Noida, driver flees

The incident took place around 3pm at Railway Road in Dadri when a bus of Kaushalya World School was on its way to drop students. According to police, the woman was crossing the road when the accident took place.
Locals gathered at the spot where an unidentified woman was mowed down by a private school bus in Greater Noida’s Dadri area.(HT Photo)
Locals gathered at the spot where an unidentified woman was mowed down by a private school bus in Greater Noida’s Dadri area.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 11:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Greater Noida | ByTanmayee Tyagi

Five workers die after falling from 10th floor of under-construction building outside Hyderabad

The incident happened when the workers were undertaking cement work of a double-bedroom housing complex taken up by the state government at Rampalli village under Keesara police station limits in Medchal district, about 25 km from Hyderabad.
Five workers died and another one was injured after falling off from the tenth floor of an under-construction building outside Hyderabad today (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)
Five workers died and another one was injured after falling off from the tenth floor of an under-construction building outside Hyderabad today (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 09:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

7-year-old girl dies after falling into septic tank in UP’s Khoda

According to police, the incident took place outside the house of the girl’s maternal grandfather, Akiullah Khan, around 3pm, when two people — who had been hired privately — were cleaning the tank.
Family members mourn the death of the minor girl.(HT Photo)
Family members mourn the death of the minor girl.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 01:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | ByPeeyush Khandelwal

Woman, her fiance among 3 killed after their car rams into truck on Yamuna Expressway

At the time of the incident, there was dense fog on the road that resulted in low visibility and could have contributed to the accident, said police.
Mangled remains of the car involved in an accident on the Yamuna expressway on Tuesday morning.(HT Photo)
Mangled remains of the car involved in an accident on the Yamuna expressway on Tuesday morning.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 09, 2019 01:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Greater Noida | ByVaibhav Jha, Greater Noida

Tractor runs over 9-yr-old in Gurugram as mother watches helplessly

The boy’s mother, who was waiting for him to return from a tuition class, witnessed the accident, police said.
Police said on Friday evening that they were yet to identify the tractor’s owner or trace his address.(AP)
Police said on Friday evening that they were yet to identify the tractor’s owner or trace his address.(AP)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 10:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Truck crushes man in northeast Delhi, incident captured on CCTV

A police offiicer said the accident took place around 1am near Dayalpur bus stop when the motorcyclist, identified as Sonu Chauhan, was returning home after work on his motorcycle.
The victim, Sonu Chauhan worked in a private factory. He lived with his family in Delhi’s Karawal Nagar.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The victim, Sonu Chauhan worked in a private factory. He lived with his family in Delhi’s Karawal Nagar.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 03:50 PM IST
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4 dead in accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

The trailer was going towards Pune from Mumbai. The driver of the trailer lost control over the vehicle and it hit the divider of the road while crossing the Khopoli area around 11am.
4 people killed, 5 injured in collision between a truck and a car near Khopoli on Pune-Mumbai expressway.(ANI)
4 people killed, 5 injured in collision between a truck and a car near Khopoli on Pune-Mumbai expressway.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 02:26 PM IST
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Man reversing car mows down 23-year-old in Indirapuram

Police said the car was being driven in reverse gear and the driver suddenly backed the car up. The victim was cleaning the aforementioned vehicle and was crushed between it and an adjoining wall.
Police added that the accused was driving the car out of the basement of the building when the incident took place and the victim was critically injured after being crushed between the car and a wall.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)
Police added that the accused was driving the car out of the basement of the building when the incident took place and the victim was critically injured after being crushed between the car and a wall.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 01, 2019 12:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | ByHT Correspondent

Four engineering students killed in accident in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur

According to police, the speeding car in which the eight students were travelling collided with a garbage dumper of the Guntur Municipal Corporation (GMC) on the other side of the road after hitting a divider in Lalapet area
Four engineering students were killed and four others injured when their car hit a dumper in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur town (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)
Four engineering students were killed and four others injured when their car hit a dumper in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur town (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)
Published on Dec 31, 2018 04:41 PM IST
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