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Added on : 2023-11-01 09:12:05

Road accidents continue to show an alarming rise in India despite record government investments in infrastructure, with 2022 witnessing over 460,000 mishaps that resulted in the loss of 168,491 lives — an all time high.

According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways’ annual report on road accidents released on Tuesday, the states and Union Territories (UTs) reported 461,312 incidents in 2022, which caused injuries to 443,366 people. The year marked an increase of 11.9 per cent in accidents, 9.4 per cent in fatalities, and 15.3 per cent in injuries compared to 2021.

Editor & Publisher : Dr Dhimant Purohit


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