55 killed in 5 months in accidents on Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway

55 killed in 5 months in accidents on Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway

June 9, 2023

Mandya: The newly constructed Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway is proving to be deadly with 55 people losing their lives in accidents on the Expressway in the past five-months. The accidents and deaths are mainly attributed to over-speeding and negligence on the part of vehicle drivers.

55 km of the 118 km Expressway comes under Mandya district and motorists are happy that the travel time between Mysuru and Bengaluru has been cut considerably with the construction of the Expressway. However, concerns have been raised over the high number of accidents taking place on the Expressway. Till May, 570 accident cases have been reported, in which 55 people were killed and 52 people were seriously injured, while 279 persons sustained minor injuries and 184 suffered fractures.

With Mysuru being the fastest growing city after the State capital Bengaluru, the Government built the Expressway at a cost of Rs.9,000 crore. But unscientific construction and incorrect alignment at some stretches of the Expressway has resulted in fatal accidents. Also, rash and negligent driving by motorists too has been a major contributor for the high number of accidents.

The motorists on their part, should drive safely and ensure safety of fellow passengers and motorists on the Expressway.

5 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “55 killed in 5 months in accidents on Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway”

  1. Shomri Shomar says:

    These expressways , it appears is doing what the Indian government failed to do for a long time, allowing Indian populkation to outstrip that of China, that is reducing the population of India through expressway accidents, train accidents etc..
    i stopped visting this country, removed my business finding that an average Indian is a rule-breaking dishonest individual.

  2. Raghavendra says:

    Article should be complete with elaborated information related to the headline of the article. Only the headline is being expanded/repeated without providing details about the accident spots and the types alignments that are leading to the accidents etc.

  3. Raza ali says:

    The govt and officials are responsible for the unscientific and death causing highway. Have thrown safety to the winds. Hope the authorities immediately take up corrective measures.

  4. Vijay says:

    Political insinuations without factual evidences. The author has thrown some high sounding words like Unscientific construction. Pity journalism has gone down to very low standards.

  5. Deepak Raj says:

    How 5 months while it was open to public in Mar 23 ?
    Randomly showing numbers is not data/ validation. There is no specific explanation to prove unscientific design/ construction. Where are the blind spots?
    To balance, blame the users too…
    Time pass journalism…


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