The best variety of accidents and deaths occurred in April this yr in Dhaka division. A complete of 156 folks have been killed in 131 accidents in Dhaka. Within the capital alone, 24 folks have been killed in 22 accidents. In addition to, a minimum of 19 accidents passed off in Sylhet division and a minimum of 25 folks misplaced their lives in Barisal division. As a single district, Dhaka has the best variety of accidents and deaths.
The Street Security Basis mentioned in a press launch on Saturday (Could 7). The report is predicated on data from 8 nationwide dailies, 5 information portals and digital media.
In accordance with the Street Security Basis, there have been 426 highway accidents within the nation in April. 543 folks have been killed and 612 injured in these accidents. Among the many useless have been 8 girls and 61 youngsters. A complete of 206 folks have been killed in 189 motorbike accidents, accounting for 37.93 % of the overall deaths. Motorbike accident charge is 44.28 %. 116 pedestrians have been killed within the accident, which is 21.38 % of the overall deaths. The motive force and assistant of the car have been killed by 6 folks, i.e. 16 %. Not less than six folks have been killed and eight others are lacking in six boat accidents. Twenty-three folks have been killed and 5 others injured in 21 railway accidents.
The dying toll within the accident was 206 motorcyclists and passengers (38.93 per cent), 13 bus passengers (2.39 per cent), 63 truck-pickup-tractor-trolley passengers (11.60 per cent) and microbuses. Non-public car-ambulance-police jeep 14 passengers (2.56 per cent), three-wheeler passengers (easybike-CNG-autorickshaw-autovan-mixuk) 100 passengers (18.41 per cent), regionally made automobiles (Nasimon-Bhatvati-Alamsadhu) 19 folks (3.49%) and 12 folks using bicycles-pedal rickshaws (2.20%) have been killed.
The kind of highway through which the accident occurred
The Street Security Basis’s statement and evaluation reveals that 16 (43.89 per cent) accidents occurred on nationwide highways, 123 (28.70 per cent) on regional roads, 85 (15.42 per cent) on rural roads, 46 (10.7 per cent) on metropolis roads and Elsewhere, 8 (1.40 %) occurred.
Of the accidents, 74 (19.6 per cent) have been head-on collisions, 18 (39.11 per cent) misplaced management, 113 (26.48 per cent) pedestrians have been crushed / pushed, 52 (12.17 per cent) hit the again of automobiles and 11 (2 per cent). 56 %) as a result of different causes.
Among the many automobiles concerned within the accident have been truck-covered van-pickup 30.11 per cent, tractor-trolley-lorry-drum-truck-oil tanker-gas cylinder tanker 8.20 per cent, microbus-private car-ambulance-police jeep 4.75 per cent. Bikes 28 %, three-wheelers (easybikes-CNG-autorickshaws-autovans-infants) 15.32 %, regionally made automobiles (Nasimon-Bhatvati-Alamsadhu-Mahindra-Tomtom-Latahamba-Dumper) 5.8 % and bicycles -Padel rickshaw-rickshaw van 1.45 %.
The variety of automobiles concerned within the accident is 656. (Truck 144, bus 69, coated van 28, pickup 56, trolley 9, lorry 10, tractor 18, oil tanker 3, fuel cylinder tanker 1, DNCC grime truck 1, drum truck 6, microbus 16, personal automotive 14, police automotive 1, Motorbike 198, Three-wheeler 116 (Easybike-CNG-Autorickshaw-Autovan-Shishuk) Regionally made automobiles 43 (Nasimon-Bhatvati-Alamsadhu-Mahindra-Tomtom-Latahamba-Dumper) and Bicycle-Paddle Rickshaw-11. The evaluation reveals that the accidents occurred 4.21 % within the morning, 32.55 % within the morning, 16.50 % within the afternoon, 20.60 % within the afternoon, 10.6 % within the night and 13.34 % at night time.
Accident-wise statistics present that accidents in Dhaka division accounted for 30.6 per cent, fatalities 26.72 per cent, accidents in Rajshahi division 12.41 per cent, fatalities 13.08 per cent, accidents in Chittagong division 24.12 per cent, fatalities 22.09 per cent and accidents in Khulna division. 10.6 per cent, 10.6 per cent casualties, 5.36 per cent accidents in Barisal division, 4.80 per cent casualties, 4.44 per cent accidents in Sylhet division, 8.06 per cent casualties, 7.32 per cent accidents in Rangpur division, 8 deaths. Accidents accounted for 36 per cent and Mymensingh divisions accounted for five.75 per cent and fatalities 6.67 per cent.
In accordance with media experiences, the useless included 4 members of police, 1 member of military, 1 member of RAB, 1 member of BGB, 2 members of intelligence companies, 1 member of fireplace service, 1 member of fireplace service, 13 school-college-madrasa academics, 2 medical doctors. , Journalist 3, Lawyer 4, Engineer 2, Musician 1, Varied Financial institution Officers-Workers 9, NGO Officers-Workers 11, Gross sales Representatives of Medication and Varied Merchandise 19, Native Stage Merchants 31, Garment Staff 6, Rice Mill Staff 2, Brickfields 4 staff, 8 paddy staff, 4 clay staff, 12 native political leaders and 63 college students from totally different instructional establishments of the nation have been killed.
In accordance with Street Security, a median of 16 folks have been killed in highway accidents daily in April. A median of 19 folks have been killed daily in March. Consequently, the dying toll in April decreased by 4.73 % as in comparison with March. Nonetheless, it doesn’t point out any sustainable enchancment. A complete of 431 folks between the ages of 18 and 65 have been killed within the accident, or 69.38 %.
Accidents involving high-speed automobiles and bikes, together with vans, have elevated dramatically. Mentally and bodily unwell drivers are recklessly driving items automobiles and reckless motorcyclists of minors and younger individuals are falling into accidents themselves, in addition to attacking different automobiles. The dying toll from pedestrians has additionally risen sharply. Simply as pedestrians don’t comply with the foundations on the highway, so do automobiles. Consequently, the variety of pedestrian deaths is growing.
On this alarming context, no efficient authorities initiative is seen in controlling highway accidents. There isn’t a curiosity among the many involved authorities within the implementation of ‘Street Transport Act-2018’. Street accidents are occurring primarily as a result of anarchy and mismanagement within the highway transport sector. With the intention to enhance this example, it’s essential to formulate a sustainable highway transport technique and implement it. This requires the political will of the federal government.