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Kerala: Tragic Ambulance Fire Claims Patient’s Life in Kozhikode

The high-speeding ambulance skidded after losing control and hit a wayside electric pole, thus catching fire, police said.

KOZHIKODE- Tragedy struck in Kerala as an ambulance transporting a patient caught fire, killing the 57-year-old woman inside. The crash occurred when the driver lost control and hit an electric pole. Three others, including a doctor and a nurse, sustained minor injuries but escaped the burning vehicle.

A woman patient was charred to death when the ambulance, transporting her to another hospital, hit an electric pole and caught fire in this district early Tuesday morning, police said.

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The shocking mishap happened when the deceased patient, Sulochana (57), was shifted from a Medical College Hospital to a private hospital here for an emergency surgery, they said.

The high-speeding ambulance skidded after losing control and hit a wayside electric pole, thus catching fire, police said.

Besides the woman patient and the driver, two persons, a doctor, and a nurse were also in the vehicle. They had a narrow escape with minor injuries, but the patient got trapped in the vehicle and was charred to death.

The rescued persons were rushed to a nearby hospital, police added.

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