The major issue with any Ambulance is to be able to reach the needed spot within the time limit, and we see due to India’s traffic conditions Ambulance generally take doesn’t make it on time so for the first time in India, Bike Ambulances was launched that reaches the accidental spot in 10 minutes. Karnataka recently flagged off 30 Bike Ambulances that will provide crucial medical support to the person in need till the four-wheeler Ambulance arrives. The cruiser bike from Bajaj Auto, the Bajaj Avenger has been chosen for the Bike Ambulance.
This Bike Ambulance would be able to zip through the dense traffic and hence would make it on time to the needed place, providing crucial support till the four-wheeler Ambulance arrives. The price of each Bike Ambulance is INR 2 lakhs as it is equipped with 40 emergency care medical items such as stethoscope, pulse oxymeter, bandages and IV normal saline apart from 53 basic drugs. 40 Paramedics were trained for riding these vehicles in a fast and safe manner.30 Bajaj Avenger 220cc cruiser Bike Ambulances were launched by the State Health Minister U.T. Khader. It was termed as “platinum 10 minutes” trauma care initiative. CM Siddaramaiah flagged off Bike Ambulances on Wednesday.