Venjaramoodu police have registered a case against the lorry driver.
CMRL officials said that incident happened at mid-night 1 am on Monday when a heavy-loaded goods container truck passed from the Fort Station towards the Central.
The statistics were released as part of the traffic police’s efforts to make roads and commute safer as several of these could have been avoided.
While the number of road accidents in 2018 was 6,515, the number fell to 5,610 last year.
Police officials said that the accident site is approximately 40 kilometres away from the district headquarters.
Two young women riding a two-wheeler died after they were allegedly knocked down and run over by an MTC bus near Tambaram on Thursday night.
The police said the Collector had visited rain-hit villages in Valigonda mandal and was returning to the district headquarters.
According to him, the blind frequently encounter accidents due to rash driving and unscientific placement of hoardings.
In a tragic incident, a five-month pregnant nurse was run over by a bus, in front of her husband at Chandiroor near Aroor on Thursday.
According to the police, as the Brezza approached the junction, the driver lost control and ploughed into the vehicles there.
The city traffic police has intensified vehicle check to curb drunken driving. Until June, the city alone has recorded over 600 accident-related deaths, according to police data.
On October 2, Najeeb was hit by a speeding car while crossing a road in Eastern Nangarhar in Jalalabad and was in critical condition since then.
With over 156 road accident cases per day, Tamil Nadu ranks first for the third year according to data from the NCRB. Most accidents took between 6 and 9 pm.
The accident took place this morning in the western province of Herat, more specifically the Tapa Khaki area of Dadraskan district.
The police sources said that all the deceased belonged to Aland town and were coming to Kalaburagi to admit the pregnant woman to the hospital for delivery.