Hospitals: Most injured victims of derailment in improving condition
TACOMA, Wash. - Many victims who were injured in Monday's Amtrak derailment are improving and most have been released from the hospital, officials said.
Here is the latest information provided by hospitals where the victims were taken:
- Madigan Army Medical Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord provided care to 19 patients. As of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, 11 patients remained hospitalized. Nine were in serious but stable condition, and two are in fair and stable condition. One patient was transferred overnight to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Seven patients were released by Monday afternoon.
- St. Peter Hospital in Olympia has treated and released five of its 11 patients. Six remain hospitalized. All of them are in fair or better condition.
- Harborview Medical Center in Seattle had four patients as of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. One female patient was transferred to Harborview on Monday night and is in satisfactory condition. Two males remain in serious condition in intensive care. One male is in satisfactory condition.
- St. Joseph Medical Center initially received 15 patients. Eleven went to the emergency department. Out of these 11, two were seriously injured, two sustained moderate injuries and five had less severe injuries.
- Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup has treated and released two patients and transferred two others.
- Allenmore Hospital in Tacoma has discharged two patients and transferred one. Two patients remain hospitalized there. Their conditions were not immediately available.
- Tacoma General Hospital still has four patients. Their conditions were not immediately available.
This is a developing news story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.