18 Feb '12, 5am
Body falls out of ambulance onto busy road
(THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A freak incident involving an ambulance in Chennai caused a commotion after a body it was ferrying slipped out of the vehicle and landed on a busy road, reported Makkal Osai. The body of an unidentified man in his 30s had earlier been fished out of the Mangal river near Nolambur in the district. In the incident on Wednesday, the ambulance, which was heading towards the local hospital, had stopped at the Nagar traffic light junction on Ambattur Estate Bus Terminus Road. When the light turned green, the driver stepped on the accelerator, flinging open the vehicle's rear door and causing the body to fall onto the road. The ambulance then sped off.