9 persons die in 609 road accidents


Total 609 road traffic crashes were reported in Provincial Monitoring Cell of the Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) in all 36 Districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours; in which 09 lives were lost and 494 serious injured were shifted to different hospitals of relevant districts & tehsils. However, some 180 victims, who sustained minor injuries, were discharged on the spot after provision of first aid by Emergency Medical Teams.
According to the data, 281 drivers, 17 underage drivers, 77 pedestrians and 325 passengers were among the victims of these road traffic crashes. The statistics show that 114 RTAs were reported in Lahore Control Room, which affected 110 persons placing the Provincial Capital at top of the list followed by 67 in Faisalabad with 74 victims and Gujranwala remained at third position with 39 RTCs and 39 victims.—APP

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