A 12-year-old football player and student at Finley Middle School in Huntington was airlifted from a field on Greenlawn Road Monday, Oct. 24, just after 6 p.m.
The Greenlawn Fire Department responded to the scene. Two Greenlawn FD Rescue Squad ambulances responded along with the Greenlawn/East Northport Fire District Paramedic. About 20 Greenlawn firefighters and rescue personnel also responded to the incident.
The department said a paramedic evaluated the player and determined that the patient should be transported to an appropriate trauma center for further treatment.
The Suffolk Police Medivac helicopter was requested and airlifted the youth to Stony Brook University Hospital.