New Delhi: Pedestrians and two-wheeler riders were the biggest victims of road accidents in the city last year, Delhi Traffic Police data has revealed. Most of the accidents were caused by private cars and heavy transport vehicles. The total number of road accidents saw a rise of around 12% in 2021 compared with the previous year.
Senior traffic police officers said the primary causes of accidents were human factors, vehicles, infrastructure and environment. Last year, 4,720 accidents were reported in the city out of which 1,239 were fatal. In 2020, despite a lockdown, 1,196 people were killed in fatal accidents.
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