Maharashtra records 100% rise in spots prone to road accidents

The number of accident prone spots in Maharashtra has gone up by nearly 100%, with the state registering 1,324 accident prone spots in 2018 compared to 634 last year, according to a report by a panel formed by the Supreme Court.

Accident prone spots, or black spots, are areas which witness five or more deadly accidents in three years. The state ranks third in the country with about 12,250 road fatalities every year.