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Raj 5th in road mishap deaths: Report
Jaipur: Road accidents are one of the leading causes of death in Rajasthan. According to recent figures of NCRB, one person dies in every second road accident. In terms of deaths in road accidents, Rajasthan stands at fifth position, while it ranks ninth when it comes to number of road accidents. In 2021, 10,043 people lost their lives in 20,954 road accidents. State of UP ranks first in terms of death in road accidents. Also, there has been an increase in road accidents in India. A total of 13.6 per cent more road accidents took place in 2021 as compared to 2020. In 2021, 1,55,622 people died in a total of 4,03,116 road accidents in the country. Figures also suggest that speeding was leading cause of death in accidents.