Car on its side - Traffic Accident - TATA Indica DLE - Kashmir
The car rolled over and hit the rocks. Amazingly the 4 passengers of the car walked out unhurt. The driver suffered only minor injuries. The rocks prevented the car from falling down into a very deep ravine.
This was in Kashmir, on the road from Srinagar to Jammu.
卐卐卐 - Horn Please! - 卐卐卐
Photos of traffic accidents on the roads of India and Nepal.
Most accidents involve overturned trucks.
Approximately 140,000 people die from traffic accidents every year in India.
The swastika (卐) is a Hindu symbol of auspiciousness or good luck, and it is painted on almost all trucks in India, as a good luck charm to protect against traffic accidents. Its efficiency is not scientifically proven :)
Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.