Bengaluru saw maximum deaths in accidents on Sundays in 2020


Team Udayavani, Sep 27, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

Bengaluru: Bengaluru reported a higher number of accidents and resulting deaths on Sundays in 2020, according to data released by the city traffic police.

The city reported 657 deaths due to road accidents last year, of which 109 fatal accidents were reported on Sundays. Bengaluru had reported 870 fatal accidents in 2018 and 832 in 2019, the data showed.

The data also revealed that 51 per cent of accident victims in 2020 died even before they could be taken to a hospital.

Even in previous years, Sundays reported more road accidents compared to other days of the week. While Saturdays recorded fewer fatalities.

Also, in 2020, 164 pedestrians died in the city due to road accidents. At least 82 persons died even when they were standing in areas designated for pedestrians. Nearly 332 two-wheeler riders also died in road mishaps.

During 2020, 24 accidents were reported on the NICE corridor  and 18 accidents have occurred on flyovers in the city. 119 accidents were reported on national highways, 175 fatal accidents reported on main roads and 171 on crossroads.

 

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