Ambulance Failure! Woman Delivers Baby While Being Carried On Cot


Rayagada: A pregnant woman delivered her baby hile being carried on a cot as ambulance failed to reach the village due to poor road connectivity.

The incident has been reported from the cut-off Mahapanga village in Chandrapur block of Rayagada district.

The wife of Mahendra Jagranga, Salmi suffered labour pain following which her family dialed the emergency 108 ambulance service. However, the ambulance could not arrive at the village.

With no option left, the woman’s family members and some locals placed her on a cot and walked towards the hospital when she delivered a baby girl on the cot itself in the middle of the road.

The relieved family members returned to the village with the mother and her newborn. The mother and her newborn girl are stated to be in good health.


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