Terrifying moment ambulance skids on wet road crashing into toll booth killing four people in India

Speeding ambulance kills four in India as it skids on wet road and throws patient out of the back doors

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An ambulance rushing a patient to hospital skidded of a wet road and flung into the air before crashing into a toll booth in Karnataka, India, killing the driver and three others.

In shocking CCTV footage shared on Twitter, the vehicle is seen attempting to slow down at the barrier, only to end up colliding with the booth.

Employees of the toll booth are seen racing against time to remove barricades as the ambulance approaches at high speed, presumably after hearing sirens blare in the distance.

In shocking CCTV footage shared on Twitter, the vehicle is seen attempting to slow down at the barrier, only to end up colliding with the booth

In shocking CCTV footage shared on Twitter, the vehicle is seen attempting to slow down at the barrier, only to end up colliding with the booth

At full force, the ambulance hits the employee (pictured) who could not remove the barricade in time

At full force, the ambulance hits the employee (pictured) who could not remove the barricade in time

One employee successfully removes some of the obstacles, but the vehicle swerves in before another could remove the rest.

At full force, the ambulance hits the employee who could not remove the barricade in time.

The footage shakes and discolours as the CCTV camera is impacted by the crash.

The final devastating shot is of the employee lying face down and limp amid the debris, seemingly unconscious.

The accident happened in the coastal region of Udupi, which has been hit by heavy rains as India struggles to battle floods across the country.

Employees of the toll booth are seen racing against time to remove barricades as the ambulance approaches at high speed, presumably after hearing sirens blare in the distance

Employees of the toll booth are seen racing against time to remove barricades as the ambulance approaches at high speed, presumably after hearing sirens blare in the distance

One employee successfully removes some of the obstacles, but the vehicle swerves in before another (pictured) could remove the rest

One employee successfully removes some of the obstacles, but the vehicle swerves in before another (pictured) could remove the rest

Just days ago, at least 12 people were killed when a passenger bus travelling to the Indian state of Maharashtra plummeted 100ft into a river after skidding off a wet road and crashing through a bridge barrier. 

The bus fell off a National Highway into the waters of the fifth largest river in India near Dhar in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, breaking into several parts on impact.

Footage from the scene showed authorities using cranes to fish out the vehicle, while Disaster Management personnel rushed to the spot as locals used boats to try and rescue survivors.

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