Kneeling Photographer Knocked Unconscious After Sideline Collision at Soccer Recreation


The viewers of a current UGA recreation in Georgia, Atlanta, underwent a scare after they witnessed the second a photographer was knocked unconscious after a participant stumbled out of bounds and collided along with her.

Chamberlain Smith, a images intern for the UGA Athletic Affiliation, was left unconscious by Georgia’s Brian Herrien after he was knocked previous the sphere’s strains in the course of the recreation. She had been knelt down on the time, and is now struggling a black eye on account of the collision.

Smith was aided by UGA medics on the sidelines. She was loaded onto a stretcher and faraway from the pitch. After remedy at East Alabama Medical Heart, it was decided she had various bumps and bruises, in addition to a concussion. The incident is harking back to one other final month, when NFL photographer Shelley Lipton was accidentally knocked to the ground by Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, who later checked in on her by way of social media. Herrien was equally a gent, because it was reported he was “genuinely involved” and waited round to listen to of the photographer’s situation. “They actually needed to inform him to go to his sideline,” tweeted sports activities journalist Marvin James. James’ tweet additionally included a photograph of the split-second earlier than the 2 collided.