Ambulance service statement on boy struck by lightning

John Oliver, a spokesman for the Great Western Ambulance Service, said: "We received a call at 3.10pm today reporting that a young lad, believed to be an 11-year-old pupil at the Dorcan Academy in St Paul's Drive, Swindon had been struck by lightning."

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Schoolboy struck by lightning

A Wiltshire schoolboy is in hospital after being struck by lightning.