This Article is From Jan 04, 2013

Baby girl dies in ambulance after oxygen cylinder ran out

Baby girl dies in ambulance after oxygen cylinder ran out
Dhar, Madhya Pradesh: A two-year-old girl suffering from breathing problems died after oxygen cylinders in the ambulance that was shifting her to Indore exhausted enroute, due to alleged negligence of the hospital staff, official sources said on Friday.

The victim identified as Zia was admitted to the Dhar district hospital on Thursday after she complained of breathlessness. The doctors after initial treatment referred her to Indore in an ambulance.

However, the oxygen cylinder got exhausted enroute following which she died on the way, sources said.

The victim's parents later submitted a memorandum to the Dhar Collector C B Singh demanding action against those responsible for the tragedy.

The Collector has ordered a probe in this regard which will be conducted by City Magistrate, Vishal Singh, sources added.