Diving Accident Sends Teen to Hospital
Chatham Emergency Squad responded to Noe Pond Club to examine the boy.
Chatham Township Police and CES responded to the scene at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday on report of an injured swimmer.
Tracy Ness, the manager of Noe Pond Club, said the boy was "attempting to do a backflip and struck his chest and head on the board."
Ness said the boy did not lose consciousness and was able to move his fingers and toes.
As a precaution, she said, he was taken to the hospital. "We're lucky he's OK," Ness said.
Police said the boy received further treatment at Morristown Medical Center.