35 Commonwealth bus crash victims sent to local hospitals

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 11, 2013 at 4:31 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 11 at 10:30 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Thirty-five Commonwealth bus crash victims were sent to local hospitals after the bus Waggener students were on crashed on Interstate 64.

The thirty-five patients were transferred to University Hospital, Kosair Brownsboro, Norton Brownsboro, Norton Suburban, and Baptist East.

University of Louisville Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has discharged two of its 11 patients from Tuesday afternoon's bus crash, the rest remain in the hospital in satisfactory to fair conditions. At least eight are expected to be kept overnight for injuries including broken bones and general observation.  No one faced life threatening injuries.

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The youngest patient University Hospital has received is about 15-years-old. One of the adults is the bus driver and he is said to have serious injuries.

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Officials at Norton say only four children are still at the downtown Kosair on Chestnut. The 21 other children sent to Norton hospitals have been discharged. They say most of the injuries are cuts and bruises but nothing critical.

The thirty-five patients were transferred to University Hospital, Kosair Brownsboro, Norton Brownsboro, Norton Suburban, and Baptist East.

 


 

 

 

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