Pathanamthitta: A patient on the way to the hospital died after the oxygen cylinder ran out.
67-year-old Rajan died in the ambulance while being taken to Vandanam Medical College. Relatives also said that the ambulance driver did not allow him to be admitted to a private hospital.
The incident happened last night at midnight. He was admitted to Thiruvalla Taluk Hospital after suffering from respiratory failure due to fever. Then the doctor referred to Vandanam Medical College. Relatives alleged that the patient died after the oxygen cylinder in the ambulance ran out on the way to the hospital. The relatives said that they could shift him to a private hospital in Takazi, but the ambulance driver did not allow it.