A man declared dead after suffering a traffic accident in India was found alive, breathing, but in critical condition after spending a night in a hospital morgue, the director of the center informed AFP on Sunday.
Srikesh Kumar 45 years old, he was rushed to a private clinic after being hit by a motorcycle in Moradabad (east of New Delhi).
Declared dead by a doctor upon arrival at the clinic, on Friday, November 19, he was transferred to a public hospital to perform an autopsy.
“The ER doctor examined him. He found no signs of life and, therefore, declared him dead “ the director of the hospital, Rajendra Kumar, told AFP on Sunday.
The body was placed in a cold room in the morgue until the arrival of his family six hours later.
“When a police team and his family arrived to carry out the administrative procedures to authorize the autopsy, they found him alive,” he added. The man is still in a coma.
“This is nothing short of a true miracle,” commented the hospital director. However, an investigation is ongoing to determine the reason for the diagnostic error.