4 SFO Plane Crash Victims Remain In Critical Condition
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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Four Asiana Airlines Flight 214 passengers remained in critical condition Wednesday at two Bay Area hospitals that took in the majority of patients after the plane crashed on Saturday.
At San Francisco General Hospital, there werethree critical patients, including one juvenile, hospital spokeswoman Rachael Kagan said. They have a range of injuries including spinal cord problems, brain trauma, abdominal injuries, internal bleeding, road rash and fractures.
One adult was upgraded from critical to serious condition since Tuesday.
Five other passengers remain at SF General in serious to good condition, Kagan said.
A total of 66 patients were transported to SF General in the wake of the crash. Of those, 31 were juveniles, Kagan said.
Stanford Hospital received 55 patients, seven of whom were minors who taken to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, according to spokesman James Larkin. The juveniles were all released Sunday evening.
On Wednesday, four patients were still at Stanford Hospital and one was in critical but stable condition. Two others were in good condition, and one patient was in fair condition.
Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame took in 29 patients after the crash. Of that group, five were admitted to the hospital and three remained there Wednesday in stable condition, spokeswoman Margie O’Clair said.
No juveniles were seen at the hospital, and the hospital did not treat any critically injured patients.
O’Clair said patients with the most serious injuries were taken to Stanford and SF General.
Nine patients from the crash were transported to three California Pacific Medical Center campuses on Saturday, CPMC spokesman Dean Fryer said.
As of Wednesday, three adults remained hospitalized in good condition suffering from a compression fracture, a leg injury and rib injuries, he said.
Two juveniles brought to CPMC hospitals were released on Saturday, he said.
St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco treated five patients and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital treated seven.
Each hospital had one remaining patient Wednesday. Both were in stable condition, said Dee Mostofi, a spokeswoman for the two Catholic hospitals.
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