Ambulance Driver Demands Rs 9,200 From COVID-19 Patients For 6-Km Journey To Hospital
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Bhubaneswar, July 26 -- Kolkata: An ambulance driver allegedly forced two coronavirus-infected minor boys and their mother to get down the vehicle as they could not pay the exorbitant fare he demanded a six-km journey between two hospitals in Kolkata.
However, after the intervention of doctors, the driver settled for Rs 2,000, the boys' father said.
The two brothers - one nine-month-old and the other nine-and-half-years - both undergoing treatment at the Institute of Child Health (ICH), tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, after which their father tried hiring an ambulance to take them to a state-run hospital.
The boys' father alleged that the driver had demanded Rs 9,200 to take them to the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital from...
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