Heartbroken mom shares pictures of son in coma after school fight

2018-10-01 15:44


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A 13-year-old boy from East Yorkshire, England, has been left in a coma after a school fight on 28 September at Withernsea High School, reports Metro.

Oliver Whitehead (13) had to be resuscitated at Leeds General Infirmary – where he was rushed by air ambulance – and when his condition deteriorated the teen was put in an induced coma, writes Meaww.

While it’s still not clear what happened at the school and exactly how the altercation took place, his mom, Leanne Tindale, speaking to Hull Live on 30 September said, “Oliver is now out of his coma and off the breathing machine.

“He’s been put on a heart ward now where the staff will do more tests on his heart as it stopped twice.”

She added that her son was still confused and not making much sense when he talks, nor can he remember how he got to hospital in the first place.

 “I’m very tired and exhausted and I will be staying by his side. But I have three other children who are being looked after by my mum,” she said.

Authorities are still investigating what happened at the school that led to the boy’s hospitalisation.

A spokesperson from Humberside police said, “His family is being supported by specially trained officers. Two teenage boys were arrested in connection with the incident, both have been bailed while inquiries continue."

Sources: Metro, Hull Live, Meaww



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