Punjab Emergency Service Provides Services To Victims Of 959 Road Accidents
The Punjab Emergency Service (PES), commonly known as Rescue 1122, provided services to victims of 959 road accidents across the province during the last 24 hours
According to the data provided by the PES here Tuseday, 11 persons were killed and 1,043 others injured in the accidents. As many as 668 seriously injured persons were shifted to different hospitals while 375 with minor injuries were provided treatment at the incident site by the rescue medical teams.
Further analysis showed that 433 drivers, 19 underage drivers, 136 pedestrians and 485 passengers were among the victims of these road crashes.
The statistics show that 250 road accidents were reported in Lahore, which affected 236 persons placing the Provincial Capital at top of the list followed by 73 in Faisalabad with 80 victims and Multan at third with 64 RTCs and 62 victims.
According to the data, 698 motorbikes, 140 auto rickshaws, 89 motorcars, 71 vans, 20 passenger buses, 34 trucks and 104 other types of auto vehicles and slow moving carts were involved in aforesaid road traffic accidents.