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Kid athlete critical after javelin accident

by on Nov.17, 2010, under General, Places

A 12 year old athlete from Springhills Elementary School is in critical condition after a javelin punctured his head while he was practicing at the Athletic Bowl. According to the report his classmate threw the spear and the victim run its direction thinking he would not be hit. With travel speed, the spear punctured the boy’s skull. The javelin’s arrow tip was left in the victim’s skull, as only a doctor could remove it through surgery this was also to ensure that the brain would not sustain further injury. The victim was rushed to the Baguio General Hospital for the initial treatment. The sustained an injury in his left temporal area.

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