Auburn school student critical after accident

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - A spokesperson for Auburn City Schools confirms an 11-year-old student is in critical condition at UAB Hospital in Birmingham.

The student, unnamed, attends Dean Road Elementary.

The spokesperson says the child suffered an injury during a recreational accident on Tuesday, though she could not go into specifics of the accident.

She would say that it did not involve a vehicle and did not happen during a school activity.

The official says the student was airlifted to UAB, and as of late Wednesday afternoon was listed in critical condition.

The spokesman said Auburn City Schools' thoughts and prayers go out to the child's family.