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Ujjain: Unable to find ambulance, woman ferried to hospital on wooden cart with oxygen cylinder

05:32 PM Apr 23, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): A woman, along with an oxygen cylinder, was seen being ferried to a district hospital on a wooden cart after an ambulance failed to reach on time, INDIA TODAY has reported. The incident, which reportedly took place in the Ujjain district came to light after a video went viral on social media.

The 30-year-old woman, who was suffering from breathlessness, was taken to the hospital by her family members on time. The woman was a resident of Govinda village of Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh. She was taken to her relatives to Ujjain on a bike after she experienced breathlessness.

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As the woman's condition deteriorated, her family members called the ambulance but to no avail. Later, her relatives bought a wooden cart for Rs 50 and ferried the woman to the hospital along with an oxygen cylinder. The woman's condition is now stable, according to INDIA TODAY.

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The Ujjain collector said he was not aware of any such video but said, "people should call our helpline number (1075) during an emergency and they will be provided services".

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