The health secretary of the capital of Antioquia confirmed that the eight-year-old girl who was thrown on the tracks of the Medellin Metro last Friday, December 30, by her mother, had her leg amputated, while the adult died midway. A surgical intervention was being performed on him at the General Hospital of Medellin.
It all started after 1:00 pm that day when the car was coming to the San Antonio station, the parents would have grabbed the girl’s arm and both would have thrown themselves into the path of the train. After a severe collision, they got stuck in the railway line. A group of lifeguards carried his wounds to the Soma Clinic in the city.
Given the seriousness of the injuries, it was decided to refer him through the emergency system to the General Hospital, where procedures began to try to save his life, in what was widely lamented throughout the country. At that time it was said that the mother’s condition remained critical.
A 27-year-old woman entered the operating room where doctors were attending to polytrauma caused by public transit system facilities and died midway through care. She was identified as Daniela Rivera Montiel, a native of the municipality of Nechi in Bajo Cauca. While his younger daughter narrowly escaped.
“He has been discharged and, because of his death, the body goes to the Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences for a legal medical autopsy,” Medellin’s General Hospital said in a statement. This weekend for public opinion regarding this unfortunate tragedy.
Of the minor, it was reported that his health condition is stable, but he has been admitted to the Special Care Unit. However, the Medellin mayor’s office detailed on January 1 that the girl had undergone surgery in the last hours. The doctors decided to amputate his lower limb.
“The girl’s condition is stable, she has already been operated upon. Recovery is going to be slow. Actually, the mother passed away. From the institutional proposal, to the hospitalizations today, we will continue to provide all support from both the Ministry of Social Inclusion, the Ministry of Health and all our professionals, “said Milena Lopera, secretary of this portfolio.
The Colombian Institute of Family Welfare (ICBF) will be in charge of restoring the girl’s rights, while the investigation is progressing in the country’s Attorney General’s Office for the incident where she was affected. This organization will also need to confirm in the coming weeks whether a member of your family will provide permanent care.
Thus, suicidal behavior continues to increase in Medellin. The figures are skyrocketing and the first alarm is sounding. Paisa’s mental health is in intensive care. So far in 2022, around 174 people have given their lives in this region of Colombia.
The district ombudsman warned in the last hours that the numbers are high and called on the institutions that are in charge of the issue to prioritize the execution of actions that help prevent these scenarios that are of concern to residents today. There are subjects.
Collaboratively, based on data from the Single Registry of Births and Deaths, there were 161 deaths by suicide in the capital of Antioquia between January 1 and October 31, 2022. Correspond to 18% of women (30) and 81% of men (131).