In the town of Pushkino near Moscow detained the driver of the car VAZ-2108, did not missed the ambulance. About this “Interfax” said a source in law enforcement bodies.
The incident occurred on Monday, January 30, around 4:00 GMT. While the doctors were on call, their path blocked by a local resident on the car. He refused to give way despite the ambulance driver said about the need to evacuate the patient. After that on a scene the police were called. “On arrival the outfit local resident raised the hood and said that he could not drive due to a malfunction,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
The car was towed by a tow truck, and the owner delivered to the police, the TV channel “360”.
Earlier in January in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 21-year-old man died after entering his yard the ambulance was blocked by a car. As a result, to get to the patient, doctors took 13 minutes instead of three.
23 January in the state Duma proposed a 60-fold increase in the penalty for failure to provide road ambulances, the police, the emergencies Ministry and other emergency services.
In December of 2016 members of the Public chamber was going to propose to allow ambulances and emergency RAM incorrectly parked cars obstructing the entrance to the courtyard. Later this issue was discussed in the Ministry of health.