Lynnwood bus-crash victim says love of family sustains her

Eun Sook Uhm, of Lynnwood, may have survived the tour-bus crash in Oregon Dec. 30 that killed nine passengers and injured 39. But almost every second since has been filled with physical agony as she continues to fight for her life at Harborview Medical Center.

Our news partner, the Seattle Times, reports that a crushed rib cage, dislocated collarbone and cracked spinal vertebrae have made it difficult for the 74-year-old to even breathe, according to her son, Dan Uhm. When her torso is moved only slightly, her ribs crack as she yells in pain, he says.

“I have to just leave the room,” said Dan, 49, who has spent no less than six hours every day visiting his mom since the crash.

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