Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij narrowly escaped from Traffic
Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij narrowly escaped a traffic accident on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) highway. This is Wiz’s second accident in three weeks. Vij escaped unharmed after the truck rammed into his convoy, after which his car was rear-ended on the expressway.
The latest incident happened near Bahadurgarh city near the same spot where his car broke down on December 19. Vij was traveling from his home constituency Ambala Cantt to Gurugram on both occasions.
Wiz had bought a new vehicle, a Volvo, after the December incident. “Today’s incident happened near the place where the previous incident took place. We stopped for some time at KMP and while I was sitting in my car suddenly a truck hit my escort vehicle about 10 feet behind my car. .
“Then the convoy hit my car, which was damaged. All escaped unhurt,” the Haryana Highways Minister said. Also, Minister said he was going to Gurugram when the incident took place.
On December 19, Wiz had a miraculous escape when his official car’s shock absorber broke on the KMP highway. At that time, he was on his way to Gurugram from Ambala Cantt. According to a report by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), a total of 4,12,432 traffic accidents occurred in 2021, killing 1,53,972 people and injuring 3,84,448 people.
A total of 19,478 traffic accidents occurred in 2021 due to improper speed, distraction or miscalculation of the curve, which claimed 9,150 lives and injured 19,077 people, according to a report published on December 30.
According to some reports, rear-end collisions (21.2%) accounted for the majority of all accidents and the total number of people killed during 2021 (18.6%), followed by frontal collisions (18.5%).
Head-on collisions are known to occur on roads with narrow lanes, sharp curves, unsegregated lanes for two-way traffic, and heavily traveled sections. According to the report, the other leading types of collisions leading to death were ‘hit-and-run’ (16.8%) and ‘side-on’ (11.9%).