ARLINGTON, Va. - A student was transported to a hospital in critical condition after an medical emergency at a high school in Arlington County, Virginia.
Police say the incident was reported around 9 a.m. at Yorktown High School in Arlington. FOX 5's Tisha Lewis say that a student collapsed and was assisted by a nurse who performed CPR on them until help arrived.
Emergency crews rushed the student to a nearby hospital.
Police are still on the scene and say there is no known threat to the school community.
NEW: A student at a northern Virginia high school was rushed to the hospital after a medical emergency. School nurse performed CPR. Incident happened after 1st period. School was in session for about an hour. #arlington #va pic.twitter.com/av6Vzvaexm— Tisha Lewis FOX 5 DC (@TishaLewis) February 9, 2018
At approximately 9:00 AM police responded to Yorktown High School for the report of a CPR in progress. Medics transported one juvenile to the hospital in critical condition. Police remain on scene investigating. There is no known threat to the school community.— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) February 9, 2018