At least 7,221 people were killed and 15,466 sustained injuries in some 5,514 road accidents in 2018, according to a report published by Passenger Welfare Association of Bangladesh on Friday.
In 2018, a total of 394 people were killed and 248 were injured in 370 railways accidents while 126 died, 234 were injured and 387 were left missing in 159 waterways accidents.
In 2017, a total of 7,397 people were killed and 16,193 were injured in 4,979 road accidents, another PWAB report shows.
PWAB published the report at a press conference held at the National Press Club.
This was a compilation of reports published on different national, regional dailies and online news portals of the country in 2018, PWAB said.
Among the road accident casualties, 1,205 died in six divisional hospitals during treatment.