So far 154 people have lost their lives in the accidents on the Yamuna Expressway of Uttar Pradesh this year. This is the highest number of deaths in any one year since it came into operation in 2012. According to the data, on this 175 km road connecting Delhi to Agra, as of 31 July, 357 accidents occurred in which 822 people were injured and 145 lost their lives. This information is given in the information sought by Agra lawyer Krishna Chand Jain under Right to Information. In August and September, three road accidents were reported on the expressway in Greater Noida, in which nine people including three students died. Thus, 154 people have died this year so far.
In August and September, three road accidents were reported on the expressway in Greater Noida, in which nine people including three students died.
According to the information given by the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), the highest number of deaths were recorded in the year 2017, after which 146 people lost their lives in a total of 763 accidents. Several steps have been taken to prevent accidents on the expressway including setting the speed limit of small vehicles to 100 kilometers per hour and the speed limit of heavy vehicles to 60 kilometers per hour, blockers at many places, putting warning boards etc. .