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Flooded roads enable jams and disable speedy ambulance service Credits: The Hindu

Flooded roads enable jams and disable speedy ambulance service
Credit: The Hindu

Chennai, Oct. 21: Life-threatening consequences await patients if ambulances fail to reach hospitals on time. With water-logged roads, nonfunctioning signals, and broken trees obstructing the way, a journey that would originally take 10 minutes to complete now takes at least an hour.

 

Jams have worsened in the city as a result of poor traffic management and lack of preparedness to handle the intensity with which the monsoons have hit this year. Cars, bikes, buses and autos manoeuver through traffic, occupying every lane and sidewalk resulting in accidents.

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