Tempe train crash survivor, 21, released from hospital

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A 21-year-old college student who was hospitalized with severe injuries after the train collision at Tempe, central Greece, on March 1, was released from a hospital in Thessaloniki on Wednesday.

According to the hospital, the student was in intensive care for several days with burns on 20% of his body. His discharge on Wednesday was issued by the Plastic Surgery Clinic at the hospital. His girlfriend, who also survived, had lighter injuries.

The young man and his girlfriend, who were riding in the 6th wagon of the train, had gone to the second compartment for a snack when their passenger train collided with a freight train on February 28.