Traffic police data of the first six months reveals that 938 people have died in road accidents, while 3,649 were reported injured. About 75 of these victims of fatal accidents are below the age of 18 years while those injured in accidents belonging to the same age group are 308.
Around 136 people have died and 416 injured between the ages of 31-40 years. Fatal accident victims above the age of 40 years number 191 while 458 were reported injured. Of the total victims, the age group of 297 killed and 1648 injured is not known, say traffic cops.
A majority of accident victims who have been killed or injured in the city streets have been found to be male, said police officers.
The statistics of fatal accidents over the last five years have shown that while there has been a steady increase in the number of lives lost in road accidents across the country