Assam Road Accident: 10 killed as bus collides with tempo traveller in Assam’s Sivasagar
Assam Road Accident: 10 killed as bus collides with tempo traveller in Assam’s Sivasagar

Sivasagar:  The news of a tragic road accident in Sibsagar district of Assam. Ten people have lost their lives in this accident. Several people have also been reported injured. The accident occurred in Dimau on National Highway 37 after a bus and a tempo driver collided. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital. It was being told that the number of people who died in the accident may increase.

According to government statistics, in the year 2009, where 97 thousand people died in road accident in the country, the number of which increased to 1 lakh 47 thousand 502 in 2017, which has become the matter of concern.

A new Motor Vehicle Act has been enacted to prevent the day-to-day increase in the number of deaths in road accidents. Although some people are opposing the new motor vehicle act, but the government has made it clear that there will be no relaxation in this. Government data is witness to the fact that people lost the most lives in road accidents with two-wheelers. Accidents with two-wheelers accounted for 34.8 per cent, 11.2 per cent with trucks and 17.9 per cent in accidents with light vehicles such as car taxis. Let us tell you that India is one of the countries in the world where the highest number of deaths occur in road accidents.

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