NEW DELHI : A pregnant woman and one of her attendants were injured when an ambulance they were traveling in rammed into half a dozen vehicles at the MG Road Crossing near Saket, Delhi, on Thursday morning. Several other people were also seriously injured in the crash.
It was found that the ambulance coming towards a hospital in Saket could not slow down at the crossing and rammed into the standing vehicles.
It was also found that the ambulance was carrying a pregnant woman who was referred to a hospital in Saket after she suffered complications in childbirth. Her family members were with her in the ambulance.
The driver of the ambulance lost control over the vehicle after which it turned turtle along the MG Road and collided with six standing vehicles at the crossing, Parmel Singh, a passerby said.
No one died while several motorists were injured, he said.
He said that all the injured have been admitted to hospital.
Jitender Goswami, a taxi driver who was also involved in the accident said that it was the fault of the ambulance driver who jumped the red light and caused extensive damage to other vehicles.