1122 provides services to 943 accident victims


Staff Reporter

The Punjab Emergency Service (PES), commonly known as Rescue-1122, provided services to victims of 943 road accidents across the province during the last 24 hours.
According to the data, five persons were killed and 1,054 others injured in the accidents. As many as 610 seriously injured persons were shifted to different hospitals while 444 with minor injured were provided treatment at the incident site by the rescue medical teams.
Further analysis showed that 419 drivers, 32 underage drivers, 162 pedestrians and 478 passengers were among victims of these road crashes.
The statistics show that 242 road accidents were reported in Lahore, which affected 254 persons placing the provincial capital at top of the list, followed by 83 in Faisalabad with 91 victims and at third Multan with 65 accidents and 72 victims.