Police bat for taking injured to private hospital close to accident site
| Tuesday | 12th February, 2019
By the time the injured accident victims reach the government hospital, he or she may die.
While 4,790 accident deaths were reported in the state in 2017, the casualty figure shot up to 5,315 last year.
BHUBANESWAR: Police on Monday advocated for allowing government-run 108 ambulances to transport injured accident victims to nearby private hospitals to ensure their timely treatment.
We will see if government ambulances can shift accident victims to nearby private hospitals," Sahu said.
At present, the government ambulances take patients to only government hospitals and may later shift them to referral private hospitals, empanelled by the government.
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