Sans motorable road, ailing woman carried on stretcher for 1.5 kms in Sambalpur


Sambalpur: A woman patient was carried on a stretcher after an ambulance failed to reach the village due to poor road connectivity. The video of the same has also surfaced on the internet.

According to sources, a woman of Jhatkimal village under Naktideula block of Ghusuramal panchayat in Sambalpur district was ill from the past few days. The health condition of the woman deteriorated. Following this, family members of the victim contacted the emergency service.

However, the ambulance driver expressed his inability to reach the pick point due to poor road condition.

With no other options left, the family members with the help of a pharmacist and ambulance driver carried the woman on a stretcher for 1.5 kms to reach the vehicle from there the woman was admitted to the hospital.

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