Delhi Smog Result : 18 Vehicles Crash into each other on Yamuna Expressway


According to police, the incident took place around 8:30 am near Eastern Peripheral Expressway over bridge leading towards Noida from Agra. Low visibility on the Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway has led to a major accident where around 18 cars collided with each other. That report quoted Additional Superintendent of Police of Greater Noida, Abhinandan, as saying that due to low visibility, a auto rammed into a tractor trolley, leading to a pileup involving a dozen vehicles. "All the vehicles hit bumper to bumper". Around eight persons were injured, he said. None of the persons received any critical injury. Police rushed to the spot and got the injured admitted to nearby private hospitals of Greater Noida for first-aid, she added. "Men and machinery have been pressed to move them away", Pundir said.

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In the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura's Baldeo area, more than 20 vehicles collided, while 10 vehicles collided in Gautam Buddha Nagar's Dankaur area. It has been reported that the doctors in Delhi have declared a pollution emergency in the national capital with the rise in smog in Delhi as well as its surrounding areas.

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"We will ensure deployment of police personnel at the spot, besides more reflectors, will be installed to avoid such accidents in future", the officer said.

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A thick layer of smog and pollutants in Delhi's air is creating a lot of problems for Delhiites, especially those who are suffering from diseases like Asthama and other breathing problems. The fog that hits the region also hits the road, rail and air travel as flights are diverted or cancelled and train schedules disrupted.