Auburn child in critical condition after accident

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AUBURN, AL  (WTVM) –  A spokesperson for Auburn City Schools tells News Leader 9, an 11-year-old student from Dean Road Elementary is in critical condition at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL.

A spokesperson says the 11-year-old suffered an injury during a recreational accident Tuesday.
She could not go into specifics of the accident, but did confirm it did not involve a vehicle and did not happen during a school activity.

She tells us the student was airlifted to UAB, and as of Wednesday evening was listed in critical condition.

She says on behalf of Auburn City Schools, their thoughts and prayers go out to the child's family.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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