Cops create Green Corridor for ambulance

Central Chronicle News
Bhilai, Sep 29: In the wake of ongoing flyover construction works and consequent traffic jams on National Highway, cops created green corridor amidst rains for an ambulance late evening on Tuesday.
The patient was shifted from JLN Hospital, Sector 9 to Ramkrishna Care Hospital in Raipur within an hour. As the slow traffic movement on the worn out road poses serious hurdles for ambulances on emergency calls, District Police is frequently creating green corridors as per the requirements.
Senior Councillor Bashisth Narayan Mishra assisted the family members of the patient in coordinating with the Police and getting the green corridor created for ambulance.
According to the information, Smriti Nagar resident Pramila Pandey was admitted in JLN Hospital Sector-9. She was in the ICU and as per the advice of the doctors; she was to be shifted to Ramkrishna Care Hospital in Raipur. Her family members contacted Councilor Bashisth Narayan Mishra as the patient was to be shifted to Raipur as soon as possible.
Mishra contacted senior police officials after which a highway patrolling vehicle reached to Sector-9 Hospital. Patient was referred to Ramakrishna Care at around 21:00 hrs and the ambulance travelled on the green corridor to reach Ramkrishna Care Hospital in Raipur before 22:00 hrs.
It needs to be mentioned here that the need of green corridor for ambulances is arising due to the sorry condition of the National Highway between Bhilai to Raipur. The situation of heavy traffic jam is frequent. In view of the situation, the relatives of the patients feel that travelling in normal way could be dangerous.
Senior Councilor Bashisth Narayan Mishra said that there is only one ventilator ambulance in the district that too with a private hospital. If someone hires this vehicle, a hefty amount is charged. Mishra said that Durg is a VVIP district with four cabinet ministers including the Chief Minister. In such a situation, the administration and the government must provide best facilities of ambulances.

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