Christian Cabrera returns home after being knocked unconscious in CVC match with Clovis Friday
The Taft College soccer player knocked out in a collision at a Central Valley Conference match Friday has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home.
Christian Cabrera and a Clovis College player both crumpled to the ground after a violent collision that left Cabrera unconscious.
Cabrera, a sophomore defender from Liberty High in Bakersfield, was rushed from the scene by ground ambulance to a landing spot and transferred to a medivac helicopter for a flight to Kern Medical.
After treatment and observation at the hospital Cabrera was released and “is resting comfortably at home with his family,” Taft College Athletic Director Kanoe Bandy said. “We don’t know when he will be back (on campus).”
The Clovis player was taken to a Bakersfield hospital by ground ambulance.
His injuries were less severe that Cabrera's. His name wasn't available.
Clovis was leading 1-0 when the injuries occurred.
There was only about 3 minutes left in the match and it was called at that point ands the win was awarded to Clovis.