One injured in terrible Road accident in Jammu
Jammu: A man was injured when his speeding car in which he was travelling rammed into a water tanker in Katra, Reasi on Sunday.
According to the report, the mishap occurred when the driver of the car lost control over his vehicle and rammed into a water tanker of the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department on the road and sustained wounds.
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Following the mishap, the locals rushed at the scene of incident and took the hurt person to the hospital, the report said.
The impact of the mishap was such that it shattered the bonnet of the car, the report said.
Further details are awaited.
According to a latest data released by the J&K traffic police the Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed as many as 76,942 road accidents between 2010 and 2022 in which 12,429 people were killed, while 1,04,983 individuals were injured.
The data of last 12 years shows that on an average, more than 12000 people died and 8748 were injured due to accidents of different nature across the Union Territory. The figures suggest that in every 24 hours, 34 people got killed and 291were injured across J-K.
The figures, however, shows some downward trend during the last two years (2020-2021) of COVID pandemic, when deaths due to road accidents were between 700-800. The reasons are obvious as lockdown prevailed during this period.