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Road accidents claim a life every 3.5 minutes

Thirteen states accounted for 86% of the total road accidents

Megha Manchanda 

Road accidents claim a life every 3.5 minutes

Every 3.5 minutes, a person died in a road accident in last year, according to a report by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Of the total number of people killed in accidents, persons in the age group of 18-35 constituted 46.3 per cent. Thirteen accounted for 86 per cent of the total and a similar number accounted for 84 per cent of fatalities.


Road accidents claim a life every 3.5 minutes

First Published: Thu, September 07 2017. 02:09 IST
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