Ambulance

  • 3 persons killed in an ambulance-tanker collision, 4 injured 16-03-2014 07:43 AM

    Three persons were killed and four injured when an ambulance in which they were travelling collided head on with a tanker in the district on saturday, police said. The accident occurred near Toliasar village in Sridoongargarh police station area, when one Sultan along with his relatives was on way to...
  • Ambulance hijacked with sleeping worker inside 10-02-2014 11:14 AM

    Albuquerque: Authorities say an Albuquerque ambulance worker catching some sleep in the back of his vehicle woke up to find himself the victim of a carjacking. Police have arrested a man and a woman accused of driving off in the ambulance around 3am Saturday while it was parked outside Lovelace...
  • 'Road Ambulance' draws praise from public on Republic Day show 26-01-2014 06:26 PM

    The multi utility "Road Ambulance" which would be pressed into services across Bihar soon for immediate maintenance of damaged roads and providing immediate medical aid to distressed persons, was the centre of attraction at the Republic day function in Patna on Sunday. Probably first of its kind in the country,...
  • CAG report indicts Chhattisgarh government's 'Sanjeevani ambulance' scheme 10-01-2014 06:32 PM

    Chhattisgarh's Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board has made an 'infructuous expenditure' of Rs 1.03 crore, without fulfilling its purpose, state's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report said on Friday. The report on the state's Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board, from September 2008 to February 2012, which...
  • Free ambulance service for pregnant women from Jan 18, announces CMO 04-01-2014 03:51 PM

    A free of cost ambulanceservice dedicated to pregnant women will be started fromJanuary 18 in the district, the Chief Medical Officer said here in Gorakhpur on Saturday. The special vehicle will have two trained women staff totackle any emergency while taking pregnant women to healthcentres. The ambulance will also have...
  • Ambulance driver rapes minor girl, attempts suicide on remorse 29-12-2013 12:00 AM

    A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an ambulance driver in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on December 23, police said on Saturday. However, apparently filled with contrition, the accused, identified as Kiran Kumar, allegedly tried to commit suicide by setting himself on fire after the incident, they said. "A case of...
  • J&K: 80-year-old dies after magistrate stops ambulance carrying him 12-12-2013 09:43 AM

    An 80-year-old heart patient being rushed to the hospital died on the way in Srinagar. He could have been saved had the driver of the ambulance not been stopped. ...
  • Man falls from air ambulance in Australia's Victoria state, dies 01-09-2013 03:17 AM

    An Australian backpacker on Saturday fell to his death from an air ambulance while he was being rescued after hurting his ankle near Mansfield town in Australia's Victoria state, Sky News reported. "I understand he was at the door of the helicopter and they were attempting to get him into...
  • Ambulance catches fire after overturning, 4 dead 18-08-2013 04:05 PM

    Four persons, including two women died and another injured when an ambulance overturned before catching fire in Banthara area near Lucknow on Sunday. The mishap took place on Saturday when the driver lost control over the ill-fated vehicle and it turned turtle. Later, it caught fire, leading to the death...
  • Governor Margaret Alva flags off ambulance for animals 08-08-2013 10:47 PM

    A special multi-purpose ambulance, meant for treatment of animals in the tribal sub-plan areas of Rajasthan, was on Thursday flagged off by Governor Margaret Alva at the Raj Bhavan in Jaipur. Developed by the Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (RAJUVAS), Bikaner, the van is equipped with diagnosis, treatment...
  • Couple calls ambulance to save cat 19-08-2011 06:54 PM

    London: A couple in Britain called for emergency medical help to save their "five-year-old" and did not reveal to paramedics that it was actually a cat, a media report said. Fearing the worst, the paramedics rushed to the house where a five-year-old had gone into cardiac arrest, until they discovered...
  • Faridabad: residents worried about safety after crash 26-05-2011 08:57 PM

    A day after the fatal air crash reported, fear still lingers on in the tiny bylanes of Faridabad. ...
  • Bad weather led to Faridabad crash: report 26-05-2011 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: The preliminary report on the plane crash in Faridabad in which 10 people - seven on board the ill-fated aircraft and three on ground - were killed says that the engine of the P-12 turboprop aircraft was fine and it was the turbulent weather that led to the...
  • Faridabad air crash: families shocked 26-05-2011 04:22 PM

    Faridabad: When 20-year-old Rahul Raj was airlifted from Patna his family thought they could save his life. But ironically that was not to be. Rahul Raj had gone into coma after suffering from jaundice. On Wednesday, his doctors advised his family to get him airlifted to the Apollo hospital in...
  • Crashed air ambulance was considered safe 26-05-2011 03:25 PM

    New Delhi: EMSOS Medical Private Limited Director Dr Navneet Singh said that the plane is considered to be a very useful and safe aircraft. "It is a very safe aircraft, very useful for emergency services. We have been in worse weather so it's hard to tell what happened. This aircraft...
  • Kashmiri doctor killed in Faridabad crash 26-05-2011 02:21 PM

    Srinagar: A 27-year-old Kashmiri doctor specialising in emergency medicine was among the 10 people killed when an air ambulance crashed into a residential neighbourhood in Faridabad. Syed Arshad Abbas was working as an emergency medical officer with the hospital, the sources told IANS. He was on board the air ambulance...
  • Plane crash devastates Faridabad colony 26-05-2011 01:28 PM

    Faridabad: It was a beautiful windy Wednesday night with residents of Parvatiya colony in Faridabad getting ready to go to bed when a bright light and an unusual sound from the sky jolted them out of their slumber. The light and the sound came from an air ambulance crashing into...
  • Air crash wipes out womenfolk of family 26-05-2011 11:38 AM

    Faridabad: Other than gusts of wind and a power cut, it was a normal evening for the Sehrawats in Parvatiya Colony here when tragedy struck from the sky in the form of a crashing plane, wiping away all the womenfolk of the family. Fifty five-year-old Vedvati, her daughter Sarita (19)...
  • Faridabad crash: Govt orders independent probe 26-05-2011 11:36 AM

    Faridabad: Civil Aviation Secretary Nasim Zaidi has said that investigation into the aircraft crash in Faridabad will be carried out independently and not by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Zaidi said that the commander of the ill-fated plane had reported about bad weather before the crash. "The investigation...
  • DGCA probing air ambulance crash 26-05-2011 09:39 AM

    Faridabad: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Thursday started an inquiry into the crash of a small medical ambulance aircraft in a residential area here that left 10 persons including seven on board dead. The DGCA has appointed an inspector of inquiry, who will take charge of all material...
  • Air crash: efforts to save Rahul end 10 lives 26-05-2011 09:38 AM

    Faridabad: The crashed air ambulance was carrying 20-year-old student Rahul Raj, who was in a critical condition and was being shifted to Delhi's Apollo Hospital. A mission to save a life ended up in a huge tragedy and Rahul's family is now waiting for the post mortem to end. Rahul...
  • 10 killed in air ambulance crash near Delhi 26-05-2011 07:59 AM

    Faridabad: An air ambulance carrying a critically ill patient crashed into a residential area in Faridabad on Wednesday night killing 10 people in all. At 10:45 pm on Wednesday night a nine-seater air ambulance crashed into a house in Sector 22, Faridabad, killing all seven on-board and three on the...
  • I thought it was a shooting star: Eyewitness 26-05-2011 01:26 AM

    Faridabad: "I thought it was a shooting star only to realise later it was a small plane that was coming crashing down." This was stated by an eyewitness Rahul who felt something was amiss on seeing the night sky outside his home when a dust storm hit the area. "It...
  • Aircraft with 7 on board crashes in Faridabad 25-05-2011 11:12 PM

    New Delhi: A small aircraft with seven persons, including two pilots crashed in Faridabad near Delhi at around 10.45 pm on Wednesday night. Ten persons including all seven onboard were killed after the Apollo air ambulance flying in from Patna crashed into a house in Faridabad. The Pilatus PC 12...
  • Healthcare firms eye helicopters as aid 06-01-2011 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: In keeping with global trends, helicopters are now being eyed as air ambulances to provide emergency medical aid and ferry patients to hospitals across India. A beginning has been made with Delhi-based OSS Air Management acquiring two AugustaWestland AW-109's for starting the first helicopter ambulance service in Bangalore...