Nanded, Dec 5: A green corridor was created to transport the cadaver organs of a resident of Loha in the district, who died in a road accident, to Mumbai and Aurangabad on Wednesday, marking the fourth such incident in the last two years.
The deceased, identified as Bhujang Gorakhnath Maske (30), met with an accident, while working at Solapur. He was admitted at the local hospital here for treatment. Later, he was shifted to Global Multispeciality Hospital in Nanded.
During treatment, he was declared brain dead on Tuesday. With the consent of his father Gorakh Purbhaji Maske, it was decided to retrieve the organs, including heart, liver, kidneys and eyes.
An air ambulance was made available at the Guru Gobind Singhji airport in city on Wednesday afternoon. Police arranged a green corridor, for transport of the organs from the hospital to the aerodrome.
Heart and liver were airlifted to Mumbai, while kidneys were sent to Aurangabad in an ambulance and eyes were kept in Nanded.
This is the fourth incident of operating green corridor in the city during the last two years.
Green corridor refers to a special road route that enables harvested organs meant for transplant, to reach the destined hospital. The street signals are manually operated to avoid red lights and peak traffic, to ensure earliest arrival. (UNI)