Illegal parking outside Pampore hospital: Patients, emergency services suffer

Illegal parking outside Pampore hospital: Patients, emergency services suffer
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PAMPORE: The illegal parking on the road leading to the sub district Hospital Pamporeis causing great inconvenience to the ambulance services during an emergency, while the patients are left to suffer. The hospital authorities told Kashmir Reader that the illegally parked vehicles in front of the hospital gate is causing problems to the patients.
“The road leading to the hospital has a higher secondary, PHE department and a fire service station around it,” he said. “So the large number of people and vehicles come everyday due to which it causes nuisance.”
The locals told Kashmir Reader that due to large number of vehicles being parked alongside the road even at times of emergency, patients have to face severe traffic mess before reaching to their destination.
BMO PamporeDr.Bilqees Shah told said that if no parking area would be provided to these vehicles, somebody might face tragedy in terms of life or property as an ambulance would not be able to pass through the choked road.
“Large space is occupied by solar power plant which since its inception has remained defunct,” she said, adding that hospital is situated on Srinager-Jammu national highway due to which a number of accidental trauma patients visit this nearest hospital.
Muncipal Committee Pampore officials said that they would hold a drive and would try to decongest the road from the vehicles.
Meanwhile, the illegal parking of vehicles outside the Munsif court Pampore by PDD officials, shopkeepers, lawyers and their clients is causing inconvenience to the people of the area.
Residents said that private vehicles are often parked at the main gate of Judicial Magistrate, Pampore on the Srinagar-Jammu highway and Namblabal hospital and college road.
They said that the parked vehicles not only block the movement of pedestrians but also of the vehicles plying on the highway.
The residents appealed concerned authorities to resolve their problems at the earliest.