Delhi: Four people were injured when a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus rammed into their vehicles after its brake purportedly failed near the Sagarpur red light area in Mayapuri on October 5. According to police sources, the incident occurred around 9:45 pm on Saturday and among the four people, one person is reportedly critically injured. The driver, identified as Anil, claimed that the brake of the bus failed, subsequently leading to the bus ramming into a scooter and two motorcycles injuring four persons. Anil has been arrested under police custody, while a mechanical test for the bus is currently underway.
In a similar turn of events, there have been numerous road accidents across the country, namely:
As per the government data, almost 1.5 Lakh people lost their lives in road accidents in 2017, which means every hour 17 people died due to a road accident. According to a news report, more than 48,746 two-wheeler users died in road mishaps, of which 73.8 per cent of them did not wear a helmet. This means that every hour, four two-wheeler users died in a road accident, who did not wear a helmet.
(With Inputs from ANI)