Over 1,000 killed in road mishaps in Delhi till July

New Delhi: Over 1,000 people were killed and 3,000 injured in road mishaps in the national capital this year so far, with police today claiming that there was a dip in fatalities as well as accidents.

According to Delhi Police statistics, 1,087 people were killed in 1,051 fatal accidents this year till July 15 as against 1,236 in the corresponding period last year. The number of injured this year was 3,035, which was 710 less from last year's figure.

A total of 3,187 accidents were reported in the capital this year which included 2,103 accidents in which no one were killed. Last year, during the same period, the total was 4,072 in which 2,777 were accidents in which no fatalities were reported.

This year, no one were injured in 33 accidents this year so far as against last year's 91.