Hyderabad traffic police provides green corridor for transport of live heart between hospitals

19-03-2020

Hyderabad,  Hyderabad Traffic police on Thursday provided a green corridor for an ambulance for the speedy transport of a live heart between the hospitals in the city.The green corridor has helped the doctors of Apollo hospital in Jubilee Hills here to successfully transplant a live heart into a patient.The vehicle carrying the live heart travelled about 11.5 kms in 9 minutes, Hyderabad traffic police said in a release.The medical team carrying the live Organ (Heart) left KIMS hospital, Begumpet at 0932 hours and reached Apollo hospital at 0941 Hours during the peak hour.The efforts of Hyderabad Traffic Police in the transportation of live heart was applauded by the management of Apollo Hospital as it would help in saving a precious life. In 2020, Hyderabad Traffic Police had facilitated organ transportation 4 times so far.