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Video: Want to Help a Road Accident Victim but Scared? Dispel All Such Fears!

It is the fear of being lodged in legal hassles, police intimidation and court cases that dissuades most of us from rushing the injured person to nearby medical centres.

With the frequency of road accidents rising in India, most of us would have witnessed at least once unfortunate incident in our lifetime where the victim was severely injured and help didn’t come immediately.

Instead of rushing the injured person to nearby medical centres, more often than not, our fear of being lodged in legal hassles, police intimidation and court cases dissuades most of us from making the right move.


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But did you know about the ‘Good Samaritan Law’ motioned by the Supreme Court that gave every person, who helps road accident victims, the choice to testify as an eyewitness and that these Samaritans couldn’t be harassed for whatsoever reason by any person or institution?

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This video by SaveLIFE Foundation will further explain about the law that has encouraged many people to don the cape of superheroes and come to the rescue of accident victims on time.

Who knows, your quick action might actually save a life!

(Edited By Vinayak Hegde)

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Written by Lekshmi Priya S

Shuttling between existentialist views and Grey's Anatomy, Lekshmi has an insanely disturbing habit of binge reading. An ardent lover of animals and plants, she also specializes in cracking terribly sad jokes.