An ambulance on Mumbai Pune expressway exploded & got completely destroyed on 31st October.
As per further information, vehicles from fire department are clearing the debris. It has come to light that an ambulance met with a terrible accident while taking the patient to the hospital.
An ambulance exploded on the Mumbai Pune highway. In this incident, a woman in the ambulance died on the spot.
Ambulance Explodes On Mumbai Pune Expressway; One Dead https://t.co/EoOfdNOOqR— Pune Pulse (@pulse_pune) October 31, 2023
As per further information, vehicles from fire department are clearing the debris. It has come to light that an ambulance met with a terrible accident while taking the patient to the hospital.… pic.twitter.com/KYCV9lAcHL
Those who were in the ambulance luckily survived. The patient is being taken for treatment because of such an end, grief is being expressed.
While the patient was being taken for treatment, the ambulance suddenly broke down on the Mumbai Pune highway. Realizing this, the driver stopped the ambulance. At the same time, the car suddenly caught fire. As soon as the fire broke out, the relatives of the patient came out. However, the patient got trapped inside and died in the fire.
Lata Phad, Highway State Police Official, said “The incident took place in the premises under the limits of Borghat Chowki. The ambulance driver in the said ambulance & a patient, named Nilabai Bhagwan Kawaldar, were present. The patient was being taken from New Bombay Hospital in Airoli to Gulbarga for treatment. On the way, on Mumbai side, the ambulance caught fire due to oxygen cylinders exploding. Upon realising this, the driver and patient’s relatives took the patient out and stood on the side of the road. Hence, no one was injured or dead.”
Lata Phad further stated that, along with the ambulance exploding, a motorcycle was also damaged. The patient has been taken to a hospital for further treatment.
After stopping the car, there was a big explosion. In the accident, it was seen that the rags of the ambulance were blown off. Traffic was disrupted for some time due to this incident. The horrifying video of this incident has now surfaced.