SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS/AP) – A San Jose high school principal has come under fire for preventing an ambulance from driving onto the school’s track to tend to a football player who had suffered a concussion during a game.

KCBS’ Matt Bigler Reports:

Del Mar High School Principal Liz Seabury said she was only following school rules when she made emergency workers stop their ambulance and transport a gurney 75 yards downfield to reach 14-year-old Keanu Gallardo on Oct. 29.

The district banned motorized vehicles on the field after it was remodeled four years ago.

But district spokesman Terry Peluso blamed Seabury for the decision, telling the San Jose Mercury News the ban was never intended to apply to emergency vehicles.

Gallardo was recovering although his mother, Josephine Amaya, said he still suffered headaches.

She called on the school to apologize and reprimand Seabury.

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  1. patty says:

    Common sense…..I child’s life is more important than a school field.

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