Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has disclosed that over 300 units of blood have been donated by Lagos residents to save lives of the train/bus accident victims.
Sanwo-Olu, made the disclosure on social media handles on Sunday, adding that among others who were hospitalised, 53 patients had been discharged.
“I am pleased to report that 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.
“Heeding our call for blood donation, Lagosians demonstrated true humanity with over 300 units of blood donated leading to swift action that saved lives.
“While the discharged return to their families, let us continue to keep the hospitalised patients in our prayers,” he said.
Last week, NPO reported that Lagos State Government staff bus carrying civil servants from Isolo to Alausa had a collision with a train at PWD Bus-Stop, along Agege Motor Road.
There were 85 passengers on board the bus and 17 persons associated with the accident, making 102 persons involved in the accident.
The victims of the accident which happened at 7.30 a.m. on March 9 were taken to LASUTH for treatment.
Survivors with varying degrees of injuries and life threatening conditions were admitted and treated at LASUTH.
Also, 25 patients with moderate injuries were later referred to four General Hospitals in Lagos for further treatment and to decongest LASUTH.