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Delhi records Highest Accident rates, Mumbai follows close

Delhi records Highest Accident rates, Mumbai follows close

According to the ACKO Accident Index 2022 published by a leading insurance provider, Delhi NCR happens to be the most road accident-prone region in the country with the highest number of such mishaps. Mumbai, is close behind. 

According to the index Delhi recorded an accident rate of 20.3%, while Mumbai stood at 18.2%.. 
While 'other drivers’ were responsible for most of the accidents, animal crossings, potholes, rash driving, and drunk driving were the other reasons, in both the cities.

Among all metros, it was Bengaluru that fared the best, emerging as the least accident-prone city with a recorded accident rate of 16%. Besides this, Chennai had an accident rate of 18.6%, and Hyderabad 18.5%.
In Chennai  city were recorded in the traffic heavy, industrial belts of Guindy that registered close to 19% of accidents while Ambattur recorded close to 14% of accidents. Among all metros Chennai is the most affected by animal led accidents.