Eric Driskell suffers ruptured brain aneurysm

Nick Smith/PrepsKC

By PrepsKC staff
Posted: February 14, 2017 - 2:07 PM



Blue Valley Head Football Coach Eric Driskell suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm Sunday evening while attending a board meeting of the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association.

He is currently in critical condition at Research Medical Center in the intensive care unit. Tuesday Dr. Jayson Neil of Research Medical Center announced that Driskell had suffffered irreversible brain damage and was being prepared for organ donation.

Driskell suffered a medical incident shortly after the meeting began. His fellow board members quickly began CPR and continued until police and EMT’s arrived a short time later. He was taken to Menorah Medical Center before being moved to Research.

PrepsKC will update with more information as it becomes available.