LAHORE: Total 490 road traffic accidents were reported in Rescue 1122’s Provincial Monitoring Cell in all 36 Districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours, in which 01 life was reported dead and 432 serious injured were shifted to different hospitals of relevant district. However, some 213 victims sustaining minor injuries were provided first on the spot.
According to the details issued on June 21, 192 drivers, 22 underage drivers, 83 pedestrians and 371 passengers were among the victims of these road traffic accidents. The statistics show 92 RTAs were reported in Lahore Control Room, which affected 119 persons placing the Provincial Capital at top of the list followed by 61 RTAs in Faisalabad with 82 victims and Gujranwala remained at third position with 32 RTAs and 39 victims.
The details further show that total 646 in victims were affected by road traffic crashes including 517 males and 129 females, while age group of the victims show that 98 were under 18 year of age, 387 were between 18 and 40 year and rest of the 161 victims were reported above 40 years. According to the data, 363 motorbikes, 72 auto rickshaws, 50 motorcars, 22 vans, 4 passenger buses, 18 trucks and 61 other types of auto vehicles and slow moving carts were involved in aforesaid road traffic accidents.