- The video shows how the speeding car lost control as it was raining during the night
- The car was badly damaged after the accident
- The car hit the fence in front of the shopping complex at a very high speed
In a heart-wrenching incident, a man died on the spot after his speeding car crashed onto a fence of a shopping complex in Surat, Gujarat. The collision was so impactful that the driver couldn't survive.
The entire accident was caught on camera. The video shows how the speeding car lost control while it was raining during the nighttime. The car is seen coming at a high speed as it crosses an intersection, loses its control, and slams onto a fence.
Meanwhile, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday informed Parliament that a total 1,37,191 accidents occurred on national highways, including expressways, during the calendar year 2019.
In a written reply to a query in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said 1,40,843 accidents had occurred on national highways (NHs), including expressways, in 2018.
The minister said about 3,400 km NHs have already been upgraded to six-lane or higher configuration. He said up-gradation of 6,250 km of NHs to six-lane or higher configuration is under implementation.
In addition, Gadkari said projects of about 1,870 km have been planned for upgradation from four-lane to six-lane or higher configuration in the entire country.