Friday, July 3

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You’re ‘first on scene’ to a motorcycle accident? Things to do
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You’re ‘first on scene’ to a motorcycle accident? Things to do

Like any high velocity sport, riding a motorcycle has the potential to cause life threatening injuries including shock, head, neck and spinal damage, profuse blood loss, traumatic wounds, burns, fractures and unconsciousness. Immediate first aid is critical and has the potential to make a big the difference to the outcomes for a casualty. With the typical high impact injuries sustained by motorcyclists, the following factors are imperative to survival: the ability to breathe effectively, minimise blood loss, protect the head, neck and spine and the quick arrival of medical attention. Whilst qualified medical personnel are the people to deal with any accident – there are things that untrained people can do to help the victim before medical help arrives. 1. ...
Ambulance stopped by TN cop for Chief Minister’s convoy
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Ambulance stopped by TN cop for Chief Minister’s convoy

In yet another incident of VVIP apathy, an ambulance was stopped by police to make way for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s convoy. The Chief Minister was reportedly coming from the airport. The video of the incident shows police officers stopping an ambulance to allow Palaniswami’s convoy pass through a busy street. “Let the ambulance go” said a motorist but the traffic police did not pay heed. “Why should we wait for the CM to give interviews at airport,” the angry motorist was heard saying. A traffic police officer deployed at Bengaluru’s Trinity Circle made way for an ambulance, halting the convoy of the President of India.  In Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has issued orders not to stop ambulances to make way for his convoy. This happened af...
Politician ‘stops’ ambulance for 30 minutes. Patient dies
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Politician ‘stops’ ambulance for 30 minutes. Patient dies

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Darshan Nagpal, allegedly stopped the ambulance for half an hour as it rammed into his vehicle on August 5 in Haryana's Fatehabad district resulting in the death of the patient who could not get timely treatment. The patient, Naveen Soni, 42-year-old, lost his life as the ambulance reached the hospital late. The complainant, Arun Kumar, has alleged that he was taking his uncle, Naveen Kumar, to a cardiologist when their ambulance hit the car of BJP municipal council chief, Darshan Nagpal, from the rear. Nagpal, he alleged, stopped the ambulance near the Lal Batti Chowk in Hisar and squabbled with the ambulance driver over compensation for more than 30 minutes. He alleged that his uncle died before he could be attended by doctors due to this del...
Cop stops President’s convoy in Bengaluru to make way for ambulance
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Cop stops President’s convoy in Bengaluru to make way for ambulance

Traffic police sub-inspector M L Nijalingappa, a traffic cop deployed at Bengaluru's Trinity Circle did something that others of his department would think twice before attempting. The traffic police officer was rewarded for his act later. Nijalingappa, who is attached to Ulsoor Traffic police station, was deployed at Trinity Circle on the special duty for VVIP convoy movement. As President Pranab's convoy was moving towards Raj Bhavan, he spotted an ambulance desperately trying find a way in the heavy traffic to a hospital nearby. The traffic cop immediately swung into action and contacted his seniors over wireless to do the needful and let the ambulance travel through the traffic-heavy road. Deputy Commissioner of Police -Traffic East Division, Bengaluru City Abhei Goyal lat...