Student flown to hospital after gym accident in Murrysville

| Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, 11:54 a.m.

A Franklin Regional High School student was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter Monday morning after being injured in gym class.

Westmoreland County 911 officials said the call, which came in shortly after 9:11 a.m., was for a head injury. District Assistant Superintendent Mary Catherine said the male student was injured during warm-up exercises.

“Emergency responders felt it was safer to transport the student by medical helicopter,” Reljac said.

No other information about the accident was available Monday.

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