LAHORE: The Punjab Emergency Service (PES), commonly known as Rescue-1122, provided services to victims of 1010 road accidents across the province during the last 24 hours.
According to the data provided by the PES here Friday, 12 persons were killed and 1096 others injured in accidents. As many as 629 seriously injured persons were shifted to different hospitals while 465 with minor injuries were provided treatment at the incident site by the rescue medical teams.
The data analysis showed that 414 drivers, 25 underage drivers, 174 pedestrians and 518 passengers were among the victims of these road accidents. The statistics show that 254 road accidents were reported in Lahore, which affected 256 persons placing the provincial capital at top of the list, followed by 87 in Faisalabad with 95 victims and Multan at third with 73 accidents and 70 victims.
According to the data, 797 motorbikes, 134 auto-rickshaws, 99 motorcars, 64 vans, 14 passenger buses, 25 trucks and 144 other types of vehicles and slow-moving carts were involved in these accidents