10 dead, 674 injured in 558 road traffic accidents in Punjab


LAHORE: Total 558 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 10 lives were lost and 491 serious injured were shifted to different hospitals of relevant district. However, some 183 victims sustaining minor injuries were provided first on the spot.

According to the details issued on July 9, 228 drivers, 24 underage drivers, 100 pedestrians and 356 passengers were among the victims of these road traffic accidents. The statistics show 136 RTAs were reported in Lahore Control Room, which affected 138 persons placing the Provincial Capital at top of the list followed by 51 RTAs in Faisalabad with 61 victims and Multan remained at third position with 43 RTAs and 59 victims.

The details further show that total 684 in victims were affected by road traffic crashes including 544 males and 140 females, while age group of the victims show that 105 were under 18 year of age, 427 were between 18 and 40 year and rest of the 152 victims were reported above 40 years. According to the data, 436 motorbikes, 75 auto rickshaws, 49 motorcars, 49 vans, 10 passenger buses, 11 trucks and 53 other types of auto vehicles and slow moving carts were involved in aforesaid road traffic accidents.

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