Accident Case Study India


Over 1,37,000 people were killed in road accidents in 2013 alone, that is more than the number of people killed in all our wars put together.


16 children die on Indian roads daily.


5 lives end on Delhi’s roads everyday.


There is one death every four minutes due to a road accident in India.


Drunken driving is one of the leading causes of road fatalities.


One serious road accident in the country occurs every minute and 16 die on Indian roads every hour.

1214 road crashes occur every day in India.

Two wheelers account for 25% of total road crash deaths.

20 children under the age of 14 die every day due to road crashes in in the country.

377 people die every day, equivalent to a jumbo jet crashing every day.

Two people die every hour in Uttar Pradesh – State with maximum number of road crash deaths.

Tamil Nadu is the state with the maximum number of road crash injuries

Top 10 Cities with the highest number of Road Crash Deaths (Rank –Wise):

Delhi (City)
Chennai
Jaipur
Bengaluru
Mumbai
Kanpur
Lucknow
Agra
Hyderabad
Pune

Source of Information: National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Road Transport & Highway, Law commission of India, Global status report on road safety 2013

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