She was 4 1/2 and was NOT hit in the head with the football. She was just standing in a circle where family members were playing catch with a football.
Tot has seizures after being hit in the head with a football
Submitted by Billie Owens on September 4, 2011 - 5:23pm
A 3-year-old child is suffering seizures after being struck in the head with a football. A Mercy Flight helicopter is called to Pavilion High School, where the Pavilion Fire Department is going to set up a landing zone.
UPDATE 5:26 p.m.: The patient is stabilized, so the child will be transported by ground ambulance to a hospital and Mercy Flight is canceled.
UPDATE 5:41 p.m.: An ambulance is transporting the child, accompanied by the mother, to Strong Memorial Hospital.