Malkangiri: A pregnant woman was carried on a stretcher for four kilometres after the ambulance service failed to reach the village due to the lack of road connectivity.
The incident took place in Kamaraguda area under Kalimela block in Malkangiri district.
According to sources, the woman complained of labour pain following which her family members contacted the ambulance service.
Though the ambulance arrived it could not move further as there was no road connectivity to the village.
With no other options left, the woman was carried on the stretcher by the family members to reach the ambulance.
The woman was then taken to the hospital in Kalimela in the ambulance. She is currently being treated at the hospital, sources said.