Ephrata High School student in critical condition after falling, suffering head injury

via Ephrata Mounts

EPHRATA, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– An Ephrata High School student is in critical condition after falling and suffering a significant head injury.

On Friday, April 21 at approximately 4:40 p.m., police responded to a traumatic injury report on Misty Lane

Brendan Holbritter, 17, was seated on the back of a friend’s car while the car was in motion, police said.

After a preliminary investigation, Lieutenant Chris McKim stated “this does not appear to be a high-speed event.”

At some point, Holbritter fell to the ground and suffered the injury. He was transported to Lancaster General Hospital and remains in critical condition.

Holbritter is a member of the Ephrata Mounts Football team, who posted well wishes for Holbritter and his family.

Police are continuing the investigation.