Update: Blackheath Train Accident | Western Cape Government


Update: Blackheath Train Accident

25 August 2010

The condition of the five children that were involved in yesterday's mini bus accident is as follows:

One of the four patients admitted to Tygerberg Hospital has been discharged and a female patient was transferred to Kuils River Hospital last night. Two male patients underwent surgery and are in a stable condition. The patient taken to Red Cross Hospital is currently in the ICU and is also in a stable condition.

The bodies of the nine deceased have been identified by family members. The autopsies have been scheduled for today and tomorrow.

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