Asiana Airlines 214 Accident Update from SFGH- July 12th 3pm

San Francisco GeneralHospital is sad to announce that a child who was injured in the Asiana Airlines accident died this morning. The patient was a girl who had been in critical condition and died as the result of her injuries. Her parents have asked that we reveal no further information at this time. We will respect their wishes while they grieve. Dr. Margaret Knudson, Chief of Surgery and Dr. Geoffrey Manley, Chief of Neurosurgery, provided this information.

Here is the current update:

As of 3pm Friday, SFGH has treated the following patients from the Asiana Airlines accident:

Grand total of 67 patients. The largest number of patients treated by a hospital from this accident.

36 adults and 31 children

Total in critical condition: 2, both adults. Their injuries include spinal cord injury, abdominal injuries, internal bleeding, road rash and fractures.

Total discharged: 60

Total deaths: 1

Total in hospital beds: 6 – including the 2 critical. The remaining patients’ conditions range from serious to fair to good

These patients are 1 child and 5 adults. There are 5 females, including the child, and 1 male.


Next update will be Saturday July 13 at 11am, on the media hotline: 415 206-3376.

No further press conferences are scheduled at this time.

NOTE: We cannot provide any patient interviews.

NOTE: We cannot provide any information about Asiana Airlines.


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