Road Accidents In India Continuously Increasing In India, Over One Lakh Reported Last year!

Road traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death, disability and hospitalization worldwide, especially in India. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 10 road traffic accidents in the world occur in India.

1.55 lakh people died in 2021

People often become victims of road traffic accidents, neglecting themselves or the vehicle in front due to speeding. Every day in this country a lot of traffic accidents are recorded. A small mistake can be life threatening. India’s latest traffic accident report for 2021 has been published. More than 155,000 people died in road traffic accidents in 2021, according to official figures. This number corresponds to an average of 426 per day or 18 per hour.

National Crime Records Bureau statistics

In 2021, 4.03 million people died and 3.71 million were injured as a result of “traffic accidents” in India, according to the National Crime Records Bureau. According to an NCRB report provided to the Department of the Interior, the death toll from crashes reached its highest level last year, and the number of crashes and road traffic injuries increased from the previous year. to be. I lost weight.

What do government figures say?

According to the data, the death rate per thousand vehicles in 2021 (0.53) is higher than in 2020 (0.45) and 2019 (0.52), but lower than in 2018 (0.53). 56) and 2017 (0.59). According to the latest data for 2020, there were 3.54 million road traffic accidents nationwide during the COVID-19 lockdown, resulting in 1.33 million deaths and 3.35 million injuries. There were 437,000 road traffic accidents in 2019, resulting in 1.54 million deaths and 4.39 million injuries.

This disclosure in the annual report of NCRB

In its annual report, the NCRB said that “in general, the number of deaths on the roads exceeds the number of deaths on the roads, but there are more deaths in Mizoram, Punjab, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh than on the roads,” he said. According to the NCRB, there were 64 traffic accidents in Mizoram resulting in 64 deaths and 28 injuries, while in 6097 accidents in Punjab 4516 people died and 3034 were injured. In Jharkhand, 4,728 road accidents resulted in 3,513 deaths, and in Uttar Pradesh, 33,711 road accidents resulted in 21,792 deaths and 19,813 injuries.

Increase in deaths

According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data on accident deaths (2021) in the country, the number of road accident cases increased from 3,64,796 in 2020 to 4,03,116 in 2021. There has been a 16.8% increase in deaths. In 2020, 1,33,201 and in 2021 1,55,622 people have lost their lives in road accidents. Also, the death rate per thousand vehicles has increased from 0.45 in 2020 to 0.53 in 2021 in 2021. The analysis shows that most of the road accidents are due to speeding.