Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer critical: AIIMS

The Unnao rape survivor and his lawyer admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre remain critical and are on life support systems, hospital authorities said on Tuesday.

The rape survivor, who suffered critical injuries in a car-truck collision in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli last week, was airlifted to New Delhi from Lucknow on Monday for further treatment following a Supreme Court directive.

Her lawyer, who was also injured in the incident, was shifted to Trauma Centre on Tuesday morning.

He is critical and on advanced life support system, authorities said.

According to hospital authorities, the rape survivor is requiring medication for support of her blood pressure and is being treated by a multi-disciplinary team of doctors. Presently she remains critical, requiring ventilator support and is undergoing investigations, they said.

They said her lawyer has severe traumatic brain injury and multiple fractures.

"Presently he is critical, unconscious and on advanced life support systems. He is undergoing treatment under a multi-disciplinary team of doctors," AIIMS said in a statement.