Pregnant woman, who returned from abroad, injured in accident on way home
Chavara: A pregnant woman who returned from abroad was injured after the ambulance carrying her fell down a slope on the national highway. The injured woman is a 37-year-old from Varkkala. The accident happened on Friday near Neendakara.
The woman was going to her residence in Varkkala to stay in home quarantine after arrving in Kannur from Muscat. The accident took place after the ambulance tried to avoid collission with a fish truck.
The driver, who is also a Varkkala native escaped without any injuries. The woman was taken out of the vehicle by locals. Chavara police and Fire and Rescue personnel under the leadeship of station officer Suresh Kumar took the woman to Parippally Medical College hospital in another ambulance.
The ambulance and the area was disinfected by Fire and Rescue personnel.