The Lagos State Government has announced that 53 persons injured during the Bus-Train accident in Lagos have been discharged from Hospital.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State, who disclosed this on his official Twitter handle @ jidesanwoolu, said 53 patients that were hospitalised after the bus/train accident in Lagos have now been discharged after receiving free and quality healthcare from different state medical facilities across Lagos.
Sanwo lauded Lagosians who demonstrated true humanity when they heeded the call for blood donation, adding that over 256 units of blood were donated leading to swift action that saved lives.
He urged Lagosians to continue to keep praying for patients still hospitalized as those discharged return to their families.
It will be recalled on Thursday, March, 2023, an accident involving a Nigerian Railway Corporation passenger train and a Lagos State Government staff bus that was conveying workers to their offices occurred in the Shogunle area of Lagos State.
According to information from Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), there were 85 passengers on board the bus, six deaths were recorded, 42 persons sustained moderate injuries, 29 sustained serious injuries and eight persons sustained mild injuries according to the LASUTH classification scale.
Governor, who visited the scene of the accident to understand the condition of the victims of the bus-train accident, said the team at LASUTH expertly set up an outdoor triage centre which has contributed to saving lives, speeding up injury level profiling and supporting immediate critical action.
According to him, the accident was a totally avoidable incident that simply required patience and the need to follow proper transportation protocol.