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
The family was reportedly on holiday in the Nordic island country when their hired Toyota Land Cruiser slammed through a railing while crossing a high single-lane bridge at Skeidararsandur, a vast sand plain in the southern part of the country.
Accidents caused by faulty ammunition made in ordnance factories have seen an abnormal rise in the last few years and one of the main anti-aircraft guns, L-70 , is largely inactive due to unserviceable ammunition, according to a senior defence ministry official.
This is the fifth labourer who has died while working at the site. On October 7, four labourers had fallen to their death and five others were injured after the scaffolding on the side the building had collapsed.
The police said the complainant, the driver of Wagon R said the SUV, which was coming at a high speed from the opposite direction, jumped a divider and hit his car, which flipped over. The victim, who was severely injured, was declared dead on arrival in hospital.
The bench, also comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Hemant Gupta, said the number of deaths from 2013 to 2017 in accidents due to potholes indicated that the authorities concerned were not maintaining the roads.
The incidents of children falling into drains have been recurrent in the district. In Loni, a two-and-half-year-old girl died after falling into an open drain in December in Mustafabad colony area. Another boy fell and died in an open water tank in Ashok Vihar in Loni.
The car then flipped and landed on its side after jumping over a narrow open drain and rammed a tree and a wall. According to eyewitnesses, the two young occupants of the car escaped the spot by climbing out through the shattered windscreen.
A 10-year-old girl slipped into a small gap between a cemented pipe and a culvert wall above a drain on a footpath in Indirapuram while returning home with her father after watching Dussehra celebrations on Friday night, police said.
Four people were killed and at least six were injured when a truck ploughed through revellers who were part of a procession to immerse a Durga idol in Bengal’s Hooghly district on Friday night, police said.
At least 61 people were killed as a train ran over revellers watching Dussehra celebrations in Punjab’s Amritsar, police said.The incident took place around 6:45 pm at Dhobi Ghat near Jaura Phatak railway crossing. A crowd of around 300 people was watching Ravan effigies being burnt when the passenger train hit the people standing on the track, about 200 feet away, said senior police officer Lakhbir Singh.Here are the updates:
The video/voice recording system in locomotives would provide invaluable data to investigators to help them understand the sequence of events leading to an accident and to identify operational issues and human factors, including crew performance.
Three cows and a 22-year-old man have died in two accidents in Noida in less than 10 days. While on Wednesday, two cows died after a cab rammed into them on the Noida elevated road, on September 3, a motorist lost his life after his motorcycle collided with a cow sitting in the middle of the road.
An unidentified man was allegedly run over by a Haryana Roadways bus near Shikhohpur turn on Delhi-Jaipur highway. The deceased appeared to be in his mid-30s, police said, adding that the victim was not carrying any documents, which could help in his identification.