Road accidents still cause most deaths: WHO report
09, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- WHO says over 1.35 mn lives lost a year
- Road accidents are the leading cause of death among people in the 5-29 age-group worldwide with more than 1.35 million lives lost each year and 50 million sustaining injuries, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report released during the on-going global road safety week.