Woman dies as ambulance fails to reach village due to bad road

Malkangiri: A woman patient from Kadaguda village under Khairaput area died on way to hospital as ambulance failed to reach her due to lack of a pucca road to the hamlet.

According to reports, the woman identified as Jambati Kansari Namni complained of chest pain early this morning following which her family members called up the 108 ambulance.

However due to lack of proper road, the ambulance could not reach the village and had to stop midway about 4 kilometres away from the village. The family members of the patient with the help of some villagers carried her to the ambulance on a cot wading through the muddy puddle.

Although the ambulance rushed her to the Govindapalli Community Health Centre (CHC), she was declared brought dead, sources said.