“The pole fell on him...what if it hit him in the head? He could have lost his life. If it hit him any harder in the back he could have broken his back,” she said.
Doctors told Lamont that he has internal bruising on his back.
“It feels like a little bump. It feels a little hard,” he said. “They told me if I run a lot it can bleed inside of me.”
WFXT contacted city and school officials Wednesday afternoon, but there has been no response.
Crews will begin taking down light polls at the school on Thursday.