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Ferrari crashes into flyover in Howrah, businessman dies

Howrah (WB), Jun 04 (ANI): A Ferrari car was crashed into the parapet of a flyover on National Highway 6 in Howrah killed a businessman who was at the wheel. The deceased was identified as Shibaji Roy, who was returning to the city after a Sunday morning spin with family members and friends in a convoy of high-end cars. He died on the spot after an hour, waiting to be brought out of the car. 

Watch: Moving car catches fire on Moti Bagh flyover

New Delhi, Feb 04 (ANI): A car caught fire on the Moti Bagh flyover in national capital on Sunday evening. Car owner informed that he was coming from Gurugram and was enroute to Ghaziabad when the vehicle caught fire. A passerby informed the owner about the blaze coming out from the car. He immediately informed police who called fire brigade. 

Commuters face trouble as huge cracks appear on Ashram-Lajpat Nagar flyover

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI):  New Delhi's Ashram-Lajpat Nagar flyover is creating a huge threat to the commuters as it has developed massive cracks. The route is known to be one of the busiest in the national capital and the cracks have led to traffic jam in the area. Meanwhile, the civic body is yet to begin the repair work. 

KT Rama Rao lays foundation stone of new flyover

Hyderabad, Aug 22 (ANI): Telangana Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K.T. Rama Rao laid foundation stone for a new flyover between Kukatpalli Y Junction and Boinpalli Junction in Hyderabad. Addressing the gathering after laying foundation stone for new flyover at Narsapur X Roads, he said the TRS government did not have Aladdin's magic lamp to instantly solve the problems of Hyderabad. He further added that the misrule by the past governments is the reason behind the city's problems. The IT Minister also assured that the Telangana Government is working to solve several issues, including power and water, unmindful of the damage done in the past. Rao said the length of Balanagar flyover would be extended if required.

Haryana Govt’s Solution To Gurgaon NH8 Traffic Jams

Presenting an answer to the traffic jams problems in Haryana’s tech city Gurugram, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Union Road Transportation Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated flyover, extended roads and underpasses in Gurugram pre-independence day evening.

Residents stage protest against construction of steel flyover

Bengaluru (Karnataka), July 23 (ANI): Bengaluru residents on Sunday morning staged a silent protest in a bid to demonstrate their anguish against the proposed construction of a steel flyover in the city. The city dwellers, including both youngsters and adults, gathered at the Shivananda Circle, carrying several placards which read slogans of environmental protection and conservation. The multi-crore steel bridge proposed to be built at the busy intersection is aimed to connect the traffic from Race Course Road to Hare Krishna Road and a railway underpass in Sheshadripuram. The city dwellers believe that the project will not reduce congestion, but will lead to gridlocks.

Motorcyclist escapes death after having neck slit by 'manja'

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): A motorcyclist sustained severe injuries after his neck was slit by a manja (kite thread) on the Geeta Colony flyover in the national capital. The incident took place when the victim was headed to his office to Noida. The injured was rushed to the hospital for treatment. A case regarding the matter was registered.

Uncontrolled dumper rams into 4 cars, 6 people injured

New Delhi, July 09 (ANI): At least six people sustained injuries after a dumper rammed into four cars, one after the other, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Flyover on Saturday night. The injured were rushed to the AIIMS for treatment.

Watch: Three injured after car rams into divider

Mumbai (Maharashtra), June 13 (ANI): At least three people were seriously injured after a car lost control and rammed into a divider at the Bandra flyover last night. According to the police, the car lost control due to high speed. The injured, which include two women and a man, were taken to the nearby hospital for treatment. The police have registered a case against the driver.

2 killed after car falls from flyover

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): In a heart wrenching road accident, two people were killed after a car lost control and fell from New Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh flyover on Monday. After hearing the strong collision of the car against the concrete barriers of the flyover, the locals rushed to the spot and pulled out the victims following which they called the police and the ambulance. The accident spot looked devastating as blood was spilled all around. According to the people present at the scene, there were around four to five people inside the car.

2 killed after motorcycle hits police bus on IIT flyover

Kharagpur (West Bengal), May 07 (ANI): Two motorcycle-borne riders succumbed to injuries after their vehicle hit a police bus on a flyover near the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in West Bengal's Kharagpur on Saturday. The victims were rushed to the Kharagpur Sub Divisional Hospital but couldn't be saved.

Caught on camera: Narrow escape for commuters after truck falls off flyover

Jalandhar (Punjab), Apr 28 (ANI): In a shocking incident, two persons were severely injured after having a narrow escape when a truck fell off from a flyover in Jalandhar city of Punjab. The horrific incident was caught in a CCTV camera where the truck fell on the road from the flyover. Both the truck driver and auto rickshaw driver who came under the truck have sustained serious injuries.

Developmental work resumes after harsh winters in Kashmir, people welcome Govt.’s initiative

Srinagar (J&K), Apr 09 (ANI): The developmental work which was halted in the valley during the winters has been kick started by the government of Jammu and Kashmir. The Department of Roads and Buildings have undertaken a number of developmental projects in the state.The work on Jehangir-Chowk-Rambagh flyover has also begun, which is one of the main projects in the valley. People across the valley hailed the government’s decision to carry out the work in the state, which was halted during the 4-month long winters in the summer capital.

Bus falls off flyover, 6 dead, 13 injured

Krishna (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 28 (ANI): At least six people were killed and over 13 others injured after a bus fell off a flyover in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district on Tuesday. An investigation is underway. The injured have been rushed to the Nandigama Government Hospital for treatment.

Nepal PM visits India-Nepal border in Kanchanbhoj

Haldwani (Uttarakhand), Dec 08 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal paid a visit to the India-Nepal border check post at Kanchanbhoj to review the progress being made on the construction of a four-lane flyover across the Sharda river, which connects the two countries.Senior officials accompanied Dahal. He also addressed the gathering.