A Pop Warner football player was injured when she collided with another player this afternoon at the Pop Warner football fields on Ridgeway Road in Manchester Township, according to Manchester Township police.
Patrolman Keith Craig responded to the field at 12:37 p.m. for a 12-year-old football player with a neck injury.
Upon Craig's arrival, medical personnel were stabilizing the patient on the 50-yard line where the injury occurred.
The patient was in and out of consciousness, and the medical personnel on scene requested a helicopter for transport to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. A MONOC MedEvac helicopter was dispatched to the landing zone at Manchester Township Middle School.
Manchester and Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Companies were also dispatched to secure the landing zone.
Once stabilized the patient was flown via helicopter to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for evaluation and treatment of her injuries.
No further information was available.