Hyderabad: The Hyderabad traffic police, along with the Cyberabad traffic police, facilitated the transport of live organs by providing non-stop movement to an ambulance on 24 August.
The two departments helped arrange a Green Channel to transport the organs – two kidneys and a liver – from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad to KIMS Hospital, Begumpet. The organs came from Kolkata.
#Watch: How @HYDTP facilitated the transport of live organs ( Two kidneys, one liver) by providing non-stop movement on 24th August. A green channel was created for the smooth travel from @RGIAHyd to KIMS Hospital in Begumpet ( 36.8 kms was covered in 30 minutes') @CYBTRAFFIC pic.twitter.com/NyMOFHj1cR
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The 36.8 km between the airport and KIMS Hospital was covered in 30 minutes. The medical team carrying the live organs left the airport at 6.39 a.m. and reached KIMS at 7.09 a.m.
KIMS applauded the efforts of the Hyderabad and the Cyberabad traffic police and said it would help save precious lives. In 2020, the Hyderabad traffic police have facilitated the transportation of live organ five times.