Assessment of Epidemiological Causes, Occurrence and Allocation Resulting to Fatality in Two Wheeler Fortuitous Accidents in Uttar Pradesh

Authors

  • Abhishak Kumar Varshney1, Qaiser Rasool Panzoo2 , Anuj Gupta3 , Vinod Kumar4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10344

Keywords:

Epidemiological, occurrence, Road traffic accidents, medico-legal autopsies, two wheeler

Abstract

Introduction- This study is intended to construe epidemiological causes, occurrence and allocation resulting

to fatality in two wheeler fortuitous deaths.

Materials and Method- This observational and cross section study, among the medico-legal autopsies

conducted in the study Centre, includes motorized and non-motorized two wheeler associated accidental

deaths. It was too assessed to identify the individual, automobile and road issues originating accidents. All

findings pertaining to the bodies including wounds were thoroughly observed at autopsy and well interrelated

with pat instances.

Results- Two wheeler fatalities in males were found to be considerably much elevated (91.66%) than

females The fatalities percentage in male were recorded as 91.66% whereas in females, it was only 8.33%.

The entire victims were in the age group of 20 to 29 years (35%). The preponderance of the victims belonged

to the city population which comprised of 48% of the total size. Working and business group individuals

were 28%. National highways share maximum numbers of fatalities (37%) whereas roads in villages have

comparatively less accidents (13%).

Conclusion- Road traffic accidents are very frequent in the riders of young age group which is also a huge

loss to the nation.

Author Biography

Abhishak Kumar Varshney1, Qaiser Rasool Panzoo2 , Anuj Gupta3 , Vinod Kumar4

1 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Forensic Medicine, TMMC & RC, Moradabad, 2Assistant Professor, Dept. of

Forensic Medicine, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, 3 Associate Professor, 4 Professor, Dept. of

Forensic Medicine, TMMC & RC, Moradabad

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Abhishak Kumar Varshney1, Qaiser Rasool Panzoo2 , Anuj Gupta3 , Vinod Kumar4. (2020). Assessment of Epidemiological Causes, Occurrence and Allocation Resulting to Fatality in Two Wheeler Fortuitous Accidents in Uttar Pradesh. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 151-155. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10344