265 road accidents in City

LAHORE: The Punjab Emergency Services Department (ESDP) has responded to 1094 road accidents in all districts of Punjab in the past 24 hours.

In these road accidents, eight people died, while 1138 were injured. Of this number, 673 people were seriously injured and were transferred to various hospitals. Whereas, 465 minor injured victims were treated at the site of the incident by the rescue medical teams. Motorcycles were involved in the majority (71%) of road accidents.

Statistics showed that 265 road accidents were reported in Lahore which affected 263 people placing the provincial capital at the top of the list followed by 96 Multan in with 102 casualties and third Gujranwala with 70 road accidents and 67 casualties.

Furthermore, the analysis showed that 584 drivers, 30 underage drivers, 137 pedestrians and 425 passengers were among the victims of these road accidents.

The details further revealed that 1146 victims were affected by road accidents, including 954 men and 192 women, while the age group of the victims shows that 233 were under 18, 608 were between 18 and 40 years and the rest of the 305 victims. have been reported over 40 years.

According to the data, 975 motorcycles, 74 auto-rickshaws, 142 automobiles, 26 vans, 10 passenger buses, 28 trucks and 108 other types of motor vehicles and slow carts were involved in the aforementioned traffic accidents.

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