Thrissur: Three persons, including a young patient, met with a tragic end as an ambulance overturned after hitting a tree at Panthalur in Thrissur district of Kerala in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.
The ambulance lost control while taking Femina (20) to hospital as she was suffering from breathlessness. Her husband Abid (35) and a relative Rahmath (48) also lost their lives, Kunnamkulam police told PTI.
The driver lost control of the vehicle and it hit a tree, they said.
”As per preliminary reports, overspeeding of the ambulance resulted in the accident. All the injured were passengers of the ambulance,” a police officer said.
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Meanwhile, ambulance driver Shuhaib (29), Faris (20) and Sadiq (21), who were also in the vehicle, have been seriously injured and admitted to various hospitals, they added.