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NCRB Data Reveals 4.21 Lakh People Died In Accidents In 2019

New Delhi: A complete of 4,21,104 individuals died in accidents as a result of numerous causes within the nation within the 12 months 2019, knowledge from the Nationwide Crime Information Bureau (NCRB) revealed.

Throughout 2019, a complete of 4,37,396 instances of highway accidents had been reported which left 4,39,262 individuals injured and brought about 1,54,732 deaths. 38 per cent of victims of highway accidents had been riders of two-wheelers adopted by vehicles, lorries, vehicles and buses which accounted for 14.6, 13.7 and 5.9 per cent of highway accident deaths, respectively.

A majority (59.6 per cent) of highway accidents had been as a result of overspeeding which brought about 86,241 deaths and left 2,71,581 individuals injured. Harmful and careless driving or overtaking contributed to 25.7 per cent of highway accidents which led to 42,557 deaths and left 1,06,555 individuals injured. In addition to, solely 2.6 per cent of highway accidents had been as a result of poor climate circumstances.

59.5 per cent and 40.5 per cent of highway accidents had been reported in rural areas (2,60,379 instances) and concrete areas (1,77,017 instances), respectively.

29.9 per cent (1,30,943 instances out of 4,37,396 instances) of complete highway accidents had been reported close to residential areas.

Based on NCRB, a complete of 4,67,171 site visitors accidents had been reported through the 12 months comprising 4,37,396 highway accidents, 1,788 railway crossing accidents and 27,987 railway accidents. These accidents brought about accidents to 4,42,996 individuals and 1,81,113 deaths.

Based on NCRB, a complete of 8,145 deaths within the nation had been reported as a result of causes attributable to forces of nature. Out of 8,145 unintended deaths attributable to forces of nature, 35.Three per cent deaths had been reported as a result of lightning, 15.6 per cent deaths as a result of warmth/sunstroke and 11.6 per cent deaths as a result of floods.

Bihar (400), Madhya Pradesh (400), Jharkhand (334) and Uttar Pradesh (321) had been the largest victims of lightning deaths.

Based on NCRB, causes apart from forces of nature which have additionally resulted in accidents or deaths embrace deliberate or negligent conduct on the a part of people.

A complete of seven,01,324 instances had been reported through which 4,12,959 individuals died and 4,46,284 individuals injured. Male-female ratio in fatalities was 80.9 : 19.1.

The foremost causes of unintended deaths had been (i) Site visitors Accidents (43.9 per cent), (ii) Sudden Deaths (11.5 per cent), (iii) Drowning (7.9 per cent), (iv) Poisoning (5.1 per cent), (v) Falls (5.1 per cent) and (vi) Unintended Hearth (2.6 per cent).

A complete of 11,037 instances of fireplace accidents had been reported within the nation throughout 2019 which led to 10,915 deaths and accidents to 441 individuals.

Drowning and poisoning brought about 32,671 (7.9 per cent) and 21,196 (5.1 per cent) deaths, respectively, throughout 2019.

A complete of 27,987 instances of railway accidents had been reported through the 12 months 2019. These railways accidents rendered 3,569 individuals injured and brought about 24,619 deaths.

A complete of 1,788 instances of railway crossing accidents had been reported which brought about 1,762 deaths and left 165 individuals injured.

Uttar Pradesh has reported the utmost instances of railway crossing accidents (851 out of 1,788 instances) accounting for 47.5 per cent of complete such accidents.

(IANS)

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