3 dead, 505 injured in 475 road accidents in Punjab


At least three people were killed and 505 injured in 475 road accidents in all 36 districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours.

Of whom, 279 people were seriously injured who were shifted to different hospitals, whereas, 223 victims with minor injuries were treated at the incident site by rescue medical teams.

Analysis showed that 232 drivers, 24 underage driv-ers, 57 pedestrians, and 216 passengers were among the victims of road crashes.

Statistics show that 95 road accidents were reported in Lahore which affected 93 people placing the pro-vincial capital at top of the listfolowed by 29 in Faisalabad with 31 victims and at third Multan with 54 road accidents and 57 victims.

According to the data, 382 motorbikes, 71 auto-rickshaws, 71 motorcars, 17vans, 6 passenger buses, 17 trucks and 56 other types of auto vehicles and slow-moving carts were involved in the road accidents.

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