New Delhi : Attention If you are in India’s capital Delhi or live in Delhi, then you should get some important information before driving on the roads here. According to Delhi Traffic Police, there are more than 20 such roads, squares or flyovers which are quite dangerous for driving. When you are passing through these top 20 black spots, drive carefully. Every day we hear news of accidents on these roads. Therefore, it is very important for you to know about these 20 black spots. After knowing these, you will drive carefully in Delhi.
These are the top 20 black spots of Delhi
According to the information provided by Delhi Traffic Police, 20 places in the city have been designated as black spots in view of road accidents. These include Yusuf Sarai, Rangpuri, Andheria Mod, CDR Chowk, Chirag Delhi, Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi Railway Station, Rani Jhansi Road, Anand Parvat, Banda Bahadur Vairagi Marg Plyover, Azadpur Chowk, Bhalswa Chowk, Mukarba Chowk, Burari Chowk, Majnu. Ka Tila, Punjabi Bagh Chowk, Ghazipur Border Flyover, Mukundpur Chowk, Rajokri Flyover, Madhuban Chowk, Peeragadhi Chowk and Nangloi Railway Gate.
What is the accident ratio in Delhi?
According to a media report, a total of 4178 road accidents took place in the country’s capital Delhi in the year 2020. Of these, 3662 people were injured, while 1163 were fatal road accidents. Of these, 1196 people died. Out of these 1196, 100 people died on the Outer Ring Road alone, where a total of 256 road accidents took place. At the same time, 23 accidents took place at Azadpur Chowk, in which 22 people were injured and 9 lost their lives. Bhalswa Chowk of Outer Ring Road was at second place, where in total 16 road accidents, 12 people were injured and 9 died. It is also worth noting that in the list of black spots of 2019, Azadpur Chowk was at number 8, while Mukandpur Chowk was at number one. Whereas, Mukarba Chowk was at third position and Majnun Ka Tila Chowk was at sixth position.
Top 10 black spots of Delhi
The top 10 deadly roads of Delhi include Outer Ring Road, Ring Road, GT Karnal Road, Rohtak Road, NH-8, Wazirabad Road, Najafgarh Road, Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, NH-24 and Mathura Road. Due to over speeding, cycling and lack of adequate facilities for pedestrians, the chances of road accidents are high at these places. These roads are quite open and wide, due to which vehicles move at high speed. At the same time, there are many densely populated settlements around these roads, which either use bicycles more or travel to the bus stop on foot or by rickshaw.