Two bike riders die in road accident

Our Correspondent
Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

LAHORE: At least two motorcyclists died in a road accident on Barki Road on Monday. The victims, identified as Islam Khalid, 50, and Akram, were riding a bike and going somewhere when they collided with a trawler near Abdullah Gull Interchange. As a result, the victims received injuries and died before they were shifted to a nearby hospital. Police removed the bodies to morgue and were investigating the matter.

Meanwhile, a 40-year-old man died after a train ran over him in Shahdara Town. The victim identified as Ashraf, a resident of Farrukhabad, was trying to cross the railway lines near Noor Jahan Tomb when a train ran over him.

road accidents: At least 10 people died, whereas 1,266 were injured in 1,189 road accidents in all districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours. Out of this, 697 people were seriously injured who were shifted to different hospitals. Motorbikes were involved in majority (71%) of road accidents. Further, the analysis showed that 610 drivers, 32 underage drivers, 129 pedestrians, and 537 passengers were among the victims of these road accidents. The statistics showed that 263 road accidents were reported in Lahore which affected 287 persons placing the Provincial Capital at top of the list followed by 80 in Faisalabad with 81 victims and at third Multan with 75 road accidents and 78 victims. The details further reveal that 1,276 victims were affected by road traffic crashes including 1,028 males and 248 females.