A college football player was airlifted to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital after being seriously injured during practice at Trinity International University.
Police and firefighter/paramedics from Deerfield responded about 11:44 a.m. Saturday, October 3, 2020 to a report of a football player seriously injured on a practice field at Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield.
Upon arrival, Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Rescue Squad 19’s crew requested a helicopter and a landing zone setup at a practice football field next to Leslie Frazier Field.
A LifeNet medical transport helicopter was dispatched, and the helicopter landed on the practice football field about 12:22 p.m. The football player was transported to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.
Trinity International University lists their address in Deerfield on their official website, but the university is located in the Village of Bannockburn.
10/03/20 11:45pm A football player from Trinity International University was seriously hurt during practice and was Airlifted from the practice field to hospital. Deerfield Bannockburn Fire stabilized and assisted with the transfer to the helicopter.
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Suburban college football player airlifted from Trinity International University after taking ‘big hit’ during practice.
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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