Family members and friends of a 12-year-old Little League World Series player are requesting prayer after he was critically injured after falling from his top bunk during sleep.
Easton Oliverson of the Snow Canyon Little League baseball team was life-flighted to a Pennsylvania hospital on Sunday with a serious head injury that occurred when he fell several feet from the top of his bunk bed as he slept.
Doctors were able to stop the bleeding and stabilize him, yet still considered him to be in critical condition with a fractured skull. They also inserted a breathing tube and feeding tube.
His team was the first team from Utah ever to advance to the Little League World Series, which is held annually in Williamsport, Pa. The team is from Santa Clara, Utah.
On a newly launched Instagram page, supporters said his condition is improving. His breathing tube has been removed.
“The prayers are working! Please keep them coming,” the post said. “We love you…