Thrissur: In a shocking case, an ambulance driver left a critically injured man on the roadside after the later turned ill inside the ambulance. The man later passed away.
The driver was later arrested by police.
The incident took place in Kerala's Thrissur district. The deceased was seriously injured in a road accident on March 20 in Palakkad. He was later being shifted to Thrissur for better medical care.
The man, as shown in footage by TV channels, was reportedly lying upside down on an inclined stretcher at government medical college in Thrissur.
A case was registered under IPC 336 (endangering the life or personal safety of others) against the ambulance driver, who was reportedly angered over the patient vomitting and defecating in the vehicle.
The driver later released on bail. A probe has been ordered into the incident.
Police today said the deceased was yet to be identified.
With agency inputs