32 Survivors Of The Lagos Train Tragedy Discharged From Hospitals, Govt

32 survivors of the railway and bus accident, according to Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, have been discharged from various hospitals in the state.

This was mentioned by Abayomi while providing an update on the disaster during a news conference on Friday in Lagos.

The disaster resulted in 102 casualties, including six fatalities, according to the commissioner.

All of the patients, in his opinion, are currently experiencing stable medical conditions.

According to him, eight patients from Orile-Agege General Hospital and five patients each from the Toll Gate Trauma Center and the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) were among the 19 accident survivors who received a discharge.

He continued by saying that LASUTH had admitted and treated all of the victims, each of whom had suffered injuries that were potentially fatal.

“25 patients with moderate injuries were subsequently sent to five general hospitals in Lagos for additional care and to relieve the pressure on LASUTH.

Abayomi reported that 40 units of the 256 voluntary units of blood that were donated yesterday were transfused.

He thanked the blood donors and said that their contributions would help the state’s blood bank to restock.

Abayomi did point out that the state government will pay the medical expenditures for all people treated as a result of the incident in accordance with current policy.

He praised the LASUTH team and other healthcare professionals for their quick response to the accident victims.

Abayomi emphasized that the medical staff that established triage emergency tents within LASUTH contributed to the preservation of life, accelerated injury level profiling, and support for rapid vital intervention.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), a train and a bus transporting government employees from Isolo to Alausa collided head-on at PWD Bus-Stop along Agege Motor Road.

Accident victims who needed medical attention were transported to LASUTH on Thursday at 7:30 a.m.

There are 85 passengers on the bus, 17 accident victims, 42 of whom had moderate injuries, 29 serious injuries, and eight light injuries. (NAN)

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