The importance of first aid in saving the lives of people during the time of road accidents was explained by experts at the day-long training programme in first aid for the police personnel of Tiruvarur district here on Thursday. It was organised jointly by the Tiruvarur district police and the Tiruvarur district unit of the IMA. S. Natarajan, District Collector, said that medical experts had been drawn for imparting training to the police for saving road accident victims. Kaliraj Maheshkumar, SP, presided over the function. P. Tamilarasan, president of the Tiruvarur district unit of the IMA, N. Narayanan, Divisional Fire Officer, and others imparted first aid training to the police personnel.