Car driver booked for blocking the way of ambulance

Kochi (Kerala) [India]: Police booked a driver on the charges of blocking the way of an ambulance that was carrying a new born baby to a hospital.

The incident took place on October 18. The booked car driver, Nirmal Jose, in his statement to police said that he was trying to pilot the ambulance.

Jose is accused of driving his SUV ( KL 17 L 202) in front of an ambulance that was bringing a new-born baby who was suffering from breathing problems.

The ambulance was carrying the baby from Permbavoor Taluk hospital to Ernakulam Medical College at a critical stage for emergency medical care.

Ambulance driver Madhu complained that Jose did not give room for the ambulance to overtake his car in a stretch running up to 4km, causing a delay of almost 15 minutes. (ANI)