A video has gone viral on social media showing an ambulance driver in Orissa preparing what appears to be alcoholic beverages for himself and a patient in his vehicle.
New Delhi,Has been updated: December 21, 2022 07:51 IST
Drivers were seen pouring drinks for themselves and serving drinks to injured patients in their vehicles (photo from @sunder_barange on Twitter)
India Today Webdesk: An ambulance driver in Orissa stopped his car, offered an injured passenger a drink on the way to the hospital, and poured one for himself. A video of him making what looked like it went viral on social media.
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The man parked his car on the side of a highway in the Tittle district and poured alcohol on the two men. In the video, an ambulance driver can be seen chugging down a drink, while a patient with a cast on his leg is sipping while lying on a stretcher.
The incident came to light on Monday after an onlooker took a video and uploaded it to social media. When confronted by the ambulance driver, he claimed the patient himself asked for a drink.
Dr. Kshetravasi Dash, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Jagatsinpur told PTI:
Meanwhile, residents of the area are demanding an investigation into the incident and stricter action against the ambulance driver.
Jugal Kishore Das, the inspector in charge of Tirtur police station, said no formal complaint had been filed and an investigation would only begin once the FIR is registered. considered.
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