Bhubaneswar Traffic jam death: Commissionerate Police claim Ambulance took 22 mins
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police took to Twitter on Friday and provided a ‘Fact Check’ post over the case where a five year old boy was claimed to have died as the ambulance, with which he was being shifted to a hospital in Patia area of Bhubaneswar on Feb 11, stuck in traffic jam.
CCTV footage show that Ambulance OD 33 Y 6019 took 22 mnts 38 sec on 11th Feb from Raj Bhavan Sq. to KIMS.
Raj Bhavan Sq.10:01:40 AM
120 TA Bn Sq. 10:02:37AM
Nalco Sq. 10:10:29AM
(Didn’t go through AG sq.) pic.twitter.com/cqzhFn8hqT
— COMMISSIONERATE POLICE (@cpbbsrctc) February 14, 2020
The Commissionerate Police refuted the claims made by the deceased’s family that the kid died as the ambulance carrying him took around 1 hour 20 minutes to reach the private hospital in Patia from the Capital Hospital.
In a tweet, it said that the CCTV footage shows that the ambulance (OD 33 Y 6019) took 22 minutes and 38 sec to reach KIMS from Raj Bhavan Square. “Raj Bhavan Sq.10:01:40 AM 120 TA Bn Sq. 10:02:37AM Nalco Sq. 10:10:29AM KIMS- 10:24:18AM (Didn’t go through AG sq.),” it added.