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Student ‘seriously injured’ at high school; investigation underway

The student was getting medical attention Monday afternoon, school officials said.
The student was getting medical attention Monday afternoon, school officials said.

A student was “seriously injured” on the stairs at Collinsville High School Monday afternoon, according to a post on social media by the Collinsville Unit 10 School District.

The district stated in the post that the incident occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. Monday, and that staff contacted emergency medical personnel.

The student was receiving medical treatment Monday afternoon, but his or her condition was not immediately available. Collinsville High School is cooperating with an investigation into how the incident occurred, the district stated.

“The student and the student’s family are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time,” the district stated.

Kimberly Collins, the district’s public relations liaison, said a police officer who works on-site at the school is investigating along with the Collinsville Police Department. Police said in a press release they have no reason to believe the incident was anything but an accident. They would not provide details.

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