ACU has released the following information regarding the status of the remaining injured from the Friday Nov. 4 bus crash:
Twenty-four days after the Nov. 4 bus accident, two of the 16 passengers - Naomi Cruz and Pat Miller - continue to be hospitalized while demonstrating improvement through various forms of rehabilitation therapy. When we receive major news about either, we will share it with you. Some of the students have returned to classes, while others who were injured are healing at home.
All of us in the ACU family appreciate your continued expressions of love and encouragement, and solicit continued prayers on behalf of these students, faculty and friends, and their families.
Naomi Cruz, a freshman from The Woodlands, Texas, was transferred Friday from Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston to a rehabilitation hospital to continue her improvement.
Tiffany Lutz, a senior from Zelienople, Pa., was released Thursday from Abilene's Hendrick Center for Rehabilitation.
One other person injured in the Nov. 4 bus accident - Pat Miller, wife of Dr. Emmett Miller, assistant professor of range and environmental science - remains hospitalized in San Angelo.
Wednesday Nov. 16 Morning Update:
Anna Ciufo, a freshman, was released this morning from Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
Three people injured in the Nov. 4 bus accident remain hospitalized in Abilene, San Angelo and Houston.
Friday Afternoon Update:
Tiffany Lutz, a senior, was released this morning from Abilene's Hendrick Medical Center and transferred to a rehabilitation hospital to continue her improvement.
Three people injured in last Friday's bus accident remain hospitalized in critical condition.
Thursday Afternoon Update:
ACU reports that two more students were released from hospitals earlier today.
Freshman Allison Dorshorst was released from San Angelo Community Medical Center and junior Merissa Ford was released from Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
The report states that four people are still hospitalized, and three of them remain in critical condition.
Wednesday Afternoon Update:
ACU is reporting that Anna Watson has been released from Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.
According to the ACU I Want to Help blog, six people remain hospitalized, with three still in critical condition.
Sunday Evening Update:
Pat Miller remains in the Intensive Care Unit at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo in Critical conditions. Doctors say she has made slight improvement since Saturday
Naomi Cruz remains in Critical Condition at Hendrick Medical Center
Tiffany Lutz is in Good condition at Hendrick Medical Center
Emmett Miller is expected to be released Nov. 7 from Shannon Medical Center
Anna Ciufo is in Stable condition in ICU in Parkland Memorial Hospital
Allison Dorshorst is listed as Stable at San Angelo Community Medical Center
Anna Watson remains hospitalized at Shannon Medical Center
Merissa Ford is in Good Condition at Hendrick Medical Center.
ACU reported Saturday that the following passengers have been released from hospitals: Dr. Michael Adam Nicodemus, Kathleen Henderson, Jason Iris, Mandy Wilson, Hayley Wilkerson, Kendra Unamba, and James Cooke.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the name of the victims in this afternoon's fatal bus crash: Anabel Reid (pictured), 19, of Petersburg, Texas was pronounced dead at the scene.
Emmett Miller (Assistant Professor of Range and Environmental Science), 63, of Hawley and his wife Pat Miller, 63, were taken to Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.
Dr. James Cooke (Professor of Environmental Science), 61, of Abilene and Allison Dorshorst, 18, of Colleyville were taken to Community Hospital San Angelo.
Those taken to Ballinger Memorial Hospital were Michael Nicodemus (Assistant Professor of Environmental Science), 34, of Abilene, Kathleen Henderson, 21, of Rockport, Jason Iris, 27, of Bermuda, Mandy Wilson, 20, of Colorado, Tiffany Lutz, 21, of Pennsylvania, Anna Watson, 20, of Kerrville, Kendra Unamba, 20, of Midlothian, and Hayley Wilkerson, 19, of Ravenna.
Merissa Ford, 19, of Washington, Anna Ciufo, 18, of The Woodlands, and Naomi Cruz, 19, of Richmond were taken to Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Kathleen Henderson, Jason Iris, Dr. Michael Nicodemus, Haley Wilkerson and Amanda Wilson have been released from the hospital.
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