Six die in road accidents in Lahore

812 road accidents reported in 37 districts


APP January 22, 2018
812 road accidents reported in 37 districts PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: As many as 812 road traffic crashes were reported in the provincial monitoring cell of the Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) in all 37 districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours. According to Rescue 1122 sources on Sunday, six people lost their lives in these incidents and the injured were shifted to different hospitals of relevant districts and tehsils. However, some 368 victims, who sustained minor injuries, were discharged on the spot after provision of first aid by the Emergency Medical Teams. According to the data, 391 drivers, 15 underage drivers, 122 pedestrians and 397 passengers were among the victims of these road traffic crashes.

WINTER Published in The Express Tribune, January 22nd, 2018.

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