This Article is From Mar 04, 2016

For VIP Ribbon Cutting, Ambulance In Emergency Stuck On Bengaluru Road

For VIP Ribbon Cutting, Ambulance In Emergency Stuck On Bengaluru Road

The ambulance got stuck inthe jam caused by the imaguration ceremony.

Bengaluru: An ambulance on its way to pick up a patient in a medical emergency was stalled for nearly 15 minutes in a massive traffic jam in Bengaluru because of a VIP.

B Baswaraj, a Congress legislator, was doing the honours at a ceremony to  mark the renovation of the old airport road in south-west Bengaluru yesterday.  A major road was blocked off for the ceremony.  As traffic choked, the ambulance was forced into a major delay despite using the siren.

Under local rules, an ambulances can only use the siren in an emergency.

"I am a social worker.  I apologize, I had no idea about the congestion on the road," said the Congress leader.