14 killed, 947 injured in 849 accidents in Punjab

LAHORE:At least 14 people were killed while 947 sustained injuries in 849 road accidents in Punjab during last 24 hours.

Out of the total injured, 549 people were seriously injured who were shifted to different hospitals, whereas,

384 minor injured victims were treated at the incident site by rescue medical teams, said a spokesman for

Rescue 1122 here on Monday.

The analysis showed that 370 drivers, 28 juvenile drivers, 138 pedestrians, and 439 passengers were among

the victims of these road traffic crashes. The statistics showed that 208 accidents were reported in Lahore

which affected 211 persons placing the provincial capital at top of the list followed by 81 in Faisalabad with

89 victims and at third Multan with 76 accidents and 88 victims.

As many as, 692 motorcycles, 135 rickshaws, 98 cars, 37 vans, 10 buses, 34 trucks and 107 other vehicles

and slow-moving carts were involved in the road traffic accidents.