Bengaluru, Oct 21: In an attempt to execute the noble plan of transporting the "live organs" of a brain dead woman successfully, the Bengaluru City police reached out people on social networking site Facebook.
Earlier also, Bengaluru has achieved the feat of saving lives by transporting organs like hearts, kidneys and livers to the needy patients, by creating green corridor and coordinating with the traffic police, for smooth and hassle-free transportation. [Bengaluru does it again: Live heart successfully airlifted to Hyderabad]
This time, the organs were transported from Apollo hospital, Mysore to Apollo hospital, B G road, Bengaluru.
For a heart to remain alive, after it was extracted from a body, it was difficult to survive for three hours, but with Bengaluru Traffic police coordination with the medical staff, it reached its destination, without any obstacle.
To carry out the plan, Bengaluru Traffic Police arranged for signal free green corridor from Kengeri to Apollo hospital, B G road, as per doctors' request.
Bengaluru Police made a special announcement on LIVE ORGAN transportation on Facebook. The ambulance carrying live organs reached Apollo hospital at 4.38 pm.
The post mentioned:
There is an attempt making to transport LIVE ORGANS of a brain dead woman case. Organs transporting from Apollo hospital, Mysore to Apollo hospital, B G road, Bengaluru. The Ambulance left Mysore at 14:40 Hrs & expected to reach Apollo hospital, B G road, Bengaluru around 16:30 Hrs. Ambulance is now moving on Mysore-Bengaluru SH-17 & will take NICE road near Kengeri. Ambulance may reach NICE road exit at B G road around 16:30 Hrs & will be move towards Apollo hospital via Gottigere, Hulimavu gate, Arakere gate. BTP is arranging signal free green corridor from Kengeri to Apollo hospital, B G road as per doctors request.
Commuters of this stretch requested to co-operate with us to make zero traffic while this movement."
"Expect Traffic delay at Sampige road Malleshwaram, Madivala Market road, Wilson garden main road, Basavanagudi-Gandhi Bazaar road, KR Puram market on OM road, Jayanagara market area, Kaamakshipalya on Magadi road, Yeshvantapura market road and City Market circle surrounding roads, due to festival rush", it said in another post.