Bhubaneswar: Another incident of pregnant women and critically ill persons facing difficulties in moving to hospitals due to lack of road communication in remote areas in the State has come to the fore with a woman reportedly giving birth to a male child in an auto-rickshaw on her way to hospital in Nabarangpur district early this morning.
According to reports, the pregnant woman of Dakarikote village under Jharigaon block in the district was carried in a stretcher towards hospital as there is no motorable road connection to the village. After covering some distance, she was taken in an auto-rickshaw. But she gave birth to a male child in the auto-rickshaw in the midway.
The mother-child due have not been admitted to the Ichhapur hospital and they are stated to be stable.