Wrestler Airlifted to Hospital for Neck Injury

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

Thanks to Jerry B. from Rockton who shared these videos of the helicopter airlift on Sunday afternoon.







ROCKTON (WIFR) -- A 10-year-old is recovering after being airlifted out of a Stateline wrestling tournament.

Rockton Police say the 10-year-old wrestler injured his neck while competing in a meet at Hononegah High School.

Emergency crews were called around 1 p.m. on Sunday.

They decided to have a medical helicopter fly the boy to a hospital in Rockford.

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