Panaji: Total 248 road accidents and 14 deaths were reported in the month of August in Goa.
As per the data released by the Directorate of Transport, of the total 248 road accident, 14 were fatal accidents, 16 grievous accidents, 49 minor accidents and 169 non-injury accidents.
The total number of people who lost their lives in road accidents were 14 (North Goa – 7 and South Goa – 7). Four riders and two Pillion Rider lost their lives in these accidents and another five pedestrians.
Total 20 people were Grievously Injured while 63 persons suffered Minor Injuries.
A total 7814 Challans were issued by the department for various violation pertaining to Motor Vehicle Act.