Tragedy struck at the General Hospital, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State after a pregnant woman in labour reportedly fell to her death from a delivery bed.
The PUNCH reports that the victim was brought in late in the night for her first delivery by her caregiver but was left unattended by nurses.
It was reported that the nurses on duty reportedly slept off after the lady’s caregiver was said to have gone home to pick some delivery items.
The caregiver was left astonished when she returned to meet the woman dead on the floor while the nurses were sleeping.
A video recording of the incident has gone viral in Delta State.
The video showed a lifeless woman lying while a person could be heard lamenting the nonchalance of personnel at Ogwashi-Uku General Hospital.
However, the police public relations officer for Delta State command, DSP Bright Edafe said he was unaware of the incident.