Student released from hospital after being injured during football practice

According to a news release from the school, the 7th grade student suffered the injury during...
According to a news release from the school, the 7th grade student suffered the injury during football practice.(KAIT)
Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 1:20 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2022 at 7:05 PM CDT
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BROOKLAND, Ark. (KAIT) - A Brookland Jr. High School student is out of the hospital after he suffered a neck injury on the football field.

According to a news release from the school, the 7th-grade student suffered the injury during football practice Wednesday, Sept. 14.

“The student was able to move all extremities and is being flown to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis as a precaution to be examined thoroughly for possible nerve damage,” the release said.

At 4:09 p.m., the school said the student had been cleared and was released from the hospital.