Five die in accidents

Our Correspondent
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023

LAHORE: Around five people died, whereas 1,293 were injured in 1,225 road traffic accidents in all districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours.

Out of these, 680 people with serious injuries were shifted to different hospitals, while 613 victims with minor injuries were treated at the incident site by Rescue medical teams. The majority (75%) involved motorbikes.

Furthermore, the analysis showed those 593 drivers, 43 underage drivers, 168 pedestrians, and 537 passengers were among the victims of road traffic accidents. The statistics show that 273 accidents were reported in Lahore which affected 297 persons placing the Provincial Capital at top of the list followed by 89 in Faisalabad with 95 victims and at third Multan with 64 accidents and 65 victims.