Traffic police creates Green Corridor to save a precious life ,
Mumbai: If someone told you that he or she managed to reach P D Hinduja Hospital situated at Mahim from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in mere 13 minutes, you would either not believe the story or scold the person for reckless driving. But on Thursday afternoon, an ambulance covered the distance in flat 13 minutes to save a person’s life, all thanks to the Green Corrridor created by Mumbai Traffic Police. Joint Commissioner Police (Traffic), Milind Bharambe while shedding light on the incident stated that they got information on Wednesday night about an emergency case wherein they realised that there was an urgent need of ‘Green Corridor’. A person travelling on an international flight from Shanghai to Mumbai suddenly complained of restlessness. Fearing the situation could turn critical any moment, quick actions were taken for creating a green corridor. Bharambe further added that the flight which was scheduled to land Mumbai at 11:15 am got delayed and
arrived behind the schedule. However, the ambulance was ready outside the airport which left at 12:17pm and reached P D Hinduja Hospital at 12:30pm. Over the past few months, twice Green Corridors were created for heart transplantations in the city which gave new lease of life to two people who were on the waiting list. In medical field, Green Corridors are the key for patients in emergency cases which enable them to reach hospital without any difficulties. City health experts stated that Green Corridors are crucial and have turned out to be a life-saver. They add that with today’s traffic in the city, many a times, patients reach hospital late wherein they lose out on their golden hour and lose their lives. But when Green Corridors are created, it’s a green signal for all the vehicles to stop and make way for the ambulance to save patient’s life.