Northeast Metro Tech football player suffers serious injuries after junior varsity game – Boston 25 News


WAKEFIELD, Mass .– A 16-year-old Northeast Metro Tech football player suffers serious injuries after a college junior game on Saturday morning.

The Wakefield Fire Department said Boston 25 News teams responded at 10:30 a.m. on the high school football field to reports of an unconscious boy. After arriving at the scene, teams provided medical attention to the boy until paramedics from Cataldo Ambulance Service arrived.

Shortly after, the boy was taken by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time, authorities said.

“Our thoughts and support are with our injured student-athlete, his family, friends, classmates and teammates during this difficult time, and we are monitoring the situation closely,” said Superintendent DiBarri.

The game, which was quickly suspended, took place between Northeast Metro Tech and Saugus High School. The Wakefield Fire Department added that school officials are working with guidance and counseling staff to provide support services to the football team and other students.

Northeast Metro Tech Superintendent David DiBarri and Deputy Fire Chief Tom Purcell present a full report to the school’s Walsh Field at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 18.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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