2 collegiate swimmers collide in pool on Auburn campus; 1 flown to hospital

AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn Fire Officials confirm two collegiate swimmers collided in the pool Thursday night at AU’s James E. Martin Aquatics Center on campus.

Both student athletes were injured and one is being flown out to a hospital.

Auburn University officials confirm the swimmers are not on Auburn’s swim team, but are swimmers on the Alabama swim team.

First responders say it appears the swimmers were practicing a relay for the upcoming AU Invite swimming competition when one swimmer jumped off the block and collided with a swimmer in the water.

 


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