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61 percent of road accidents in the metropolis are due to buses and trucks.

Within the 12 months 2021, 77 individuals died as a result of truck collision and 43 individuals as a result of bus
196 individuals died in 185 deadly accidents final 12 months
201 individuals died in 2020 and 267 in 2019
315 individuals injured by two wheelers and 355 by automobile
NewsDesk Correspondent
Kolkata : Final 12 months, the utmost variety of individuals died after being hit by a truck on the roads of the metropolis. The second highest variety of deaths are as a result of bus accidents. Other than this, most variety of individuals have been injured in accidents attributable to vehicles and bikes. Based on the annual bulletin issued by the Kolkata Visitors Police, 196 individuals died in 185 deadly accidents within the metropolis final 12 months. Other than this, in 1278 street accidents within the metropolis, about 992 individuals had been critically injured and 496 individuals had minor accidents. However, within the 12 months 2019 and 2020, 267 individuals died in 2019 and 201 in 2020. Final 12 months, out of 196 individuals who died in street accidents, 77 died as a result of truck accidents. Of those, 58 individuals died after being hit by heavy vehicles. Others died because of the collision between Matador and Chhota Hathi. Within the 12 months 2021, 43 individuals died as a result of bus accidents. Out of those, 4 individuals died because of the collision of the federal government bus, the remainder died as a result of being hit by the non-public bus. Buses and vehicles had been concerned in 61 per cent of the overall accidents final 12 months. Based on the information, the variety of vehicles and buses is simply 7 p.c of the overall automobiles within the metropolis. The overall variety of registered automobiles in Kolkata is round 2 crore. Of those, 1.15 lakh are buses and vehicles. Right here, speaking about non-fatal accidents, within the 12 months 2021, 315 individuals have been injured as a result of two wheeler collision and 355 individuals have been injured as a result of 4 wheeler collision. Though 218 individuals had been critically injured by a two wheeler, 201 individuals had been critically injured in a automobile collision. Based on the police, 20 passers-by and 35 motorcyclists had been killed when the truck was hit. 18 passers-by had been killed and seven passengers had been injured when the bus was hit.

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