11 killed, 4 Injured In Road Accident In Dehradun’s Chakrata
- 11 killed, 4 injured in road accident in Dehradun's Chakrata
- Rescuers and police teams have reached the spot to carry out rescue operations.
- Around 150,000 people are killed every year in road accidents across India.
Uttarakhand: As many as 11 people were killed and 4 were left injured in a road accident at Bulhad-Baila road in the Chakrata tehsil of Uttarakhand’s Dehradun district on Sunday. Chakrata sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) rushed to the spot along with local police and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF). The accident took place in Chakrata tehsil of Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand, an official at Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority said. According to the official, rescuers and police teams have reached the spot to carry out rescue operations. Police said the ill-fated vehicle was going from Byla village of Bharam Khat of Chakrata to Vikasnagar when the driver suddenly lost control over the vehicle.
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami condolence the demise of people in a road accident at Bulhad-Baila road in Chakrata, Dehradun district. He has also asked the District Administration to make the relief & rescue operation quick and provide immediate medical aid to the injured. The injured were immediately removed to the nearest hospital. Police have registered a case and ordered an investigation to ascertain the cause of the accident. Deadly road accidents are common in India often caused due to overloading, bad condition of roads and reckless driving. Around 150,000 people are killed every year in around half a million road accidents across India.