NEW DELHI: Delhi Traffic Police created a 12-km-long 'green corridor' last night to enable a human liver donated by the family of a road accident victim in Jaipur reach a city hospital in "record time".
The distance between the toll plaza area in Gurgaon and the Vasant Kunj-based Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences was covered in 10 minutes in the wee hours, police said. "It was the liver of a road accident victim in Jaipur. The distance was crossed in record 10 minutes flat between 12.47 AM and 12.57 AM due to the 'green corridor'," said Additional Commissioner Traffic (Operations), Sharad Agarwal.
He said the liver was brought from Sawai Man Singh Medical College of Jaipur and travelled till Gurgaon before taking the 'green corridor' via National Highway 8, Mahipalpur crossing,
Masoodpur and Vasant Kunj road before reaching the hospital.
"We ensured there was no obstruction or traffic jams on the route by regulating the movement of vehicles, especially trucks, since it was past midnight," said Agarwal.