6 dead, 1,171 injured in Punjab road accidents during last 24 hours 

LAHORE   -   At least six people were killed and 1,171 others injured in 1,135 road traffic crashes in Punjab during the last 24 hours. As many as 627 peo­ple with serious injuries were shifted to different hospitals, while 544 with minor inju­ries were treated at the inci­dent site by the rescue medi­cal teams. The data analysis showed that 561 drivers, 40 underage drivers, 140 pe­destrians, and 476 passen­gers were among the victims of road traffic crashes. The statistics showed that 258 accidents were reported in Lahore, which affected 274 persons placing the provin­cial capital at top of the list, followed by 70 in Gujranwala with 68 victims and at third Faisalabad with 66 accidents and 62 victims. According to the data, 991 motorbikes, 66 auto-rickshaws, 89 motor­cars, 21 vans, eight passenger buses, 24 trucks and 113 oth­er types of vehicles and slow-moving carts were involved in the road accidents. 

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