Road accident: Maha govt to safeguard good Samaritans

From onwards bystanders need not face harassment from police or other government agencies if they help road accident victims. As the Maharashtra health ministry has passed a general resolution protecting the rights of people who offer voluntary help

Road accident: Maha govt to safeguard good SamaritansIn a general resolution, dated April 25, the state health ministry has issued a framework of guidelines directed by the central government to issue necessary directions regarding protection of good Samaritans. The notification reads: The central government considers it necessary to protect the good Samaritans from harassment on the actions being taken by them to […]

Doctors reconstruct man’s face after fatal road accident 

Road accidents are ugly realities in metro cities like Mumbai. One such accident nearly killed a 26-year-old Mumbaikar. He was on his way back from work, when his motorbike collided with a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction. With major injuries, his survival seemed bleak. However, he survived due to a one-off surgical intervention

Doctors reconstruct man’s face after fatal road accident The impact of the crash broke his helmet, as he was thrown towards the edge of the road. Motorists and pedestrians rushed to his aid and took him to a nearby hospital. Due to a lack of medical infrastructure and expertise to treat the trauma, he was shifted to SL Raheja Hospital. It was reported […]

Mumbai: 10 month old run-over over by rickshaw survives

An accident like this can be quite life-changing for anybody. Surely, it was, even for this 10-month-old baby. Pedestrians and motorists, who witnessed the accident at Dombivli, helped the mother take her baby to a nearby hospital where baby Esther underwent a full body CT scan

Mumbai: 10 month old run-over over by rickshaw survivesIt was a regular morning when Asha Matthew, a 35-year-old mother was walking with her 10 month old daughter, Esther, to her grandmother’s house. In a matter of few seconds, the young mother lay face-down on the road and the baby flung a few feet away! The mother’s handbag had gotten stuck in the handle […]

Pune doctors help accident victim to restore his natural tooth

Around two months ago, a 20-year-old, met with an accident in Pune. In the fatal accident he lost his tooth located in his upper jaw. The doctors at Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune helped him restore his natural tooth

Pune doctors help accident victim to restore his natural toothThese days, tooth implant technique is widely used. Replanting the natural tooth and helping the patient to recover with the help of replanting the natural tooth is rare. Arun Patil, (name changed), visited the doctor with the tooth wrapped in paper. The tooth was muddy when it was brought to the hospital. The doctors at […]

Powai: 3 dead, 2 injured in a crane accident

India is committed to reduce the number of road accidents. However, road safety levels have taken a serious hit with the country witnessing one of the highest growth rates of vehicles in the world and rapid urbanisation over the years

Powai: 3 dead, 2 injured in a crane accident  A Report on Road Accidents in India 2016, published by Transport Research wing under Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, has revealed that more people died on roads accidents in India last year, as compared to the number of deaths in 2015. As per the data cited in the report, the […]