A schoolboy is still in hospital after being struck by lightning in Swindon yesterday afternoon.
The 11-year-old, who is a pupil at the Dorcan Academy in Swindon, was injured just after 3pm.
The boy received medical attention from staff at the school and Great Western Ambulance Service after going into cardiac arrest. He is now in Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.
– John Oliver, Great Western Ambulance Service
He is in a potentially life-threatening condition. The quick response from school staff and paramedics gave him the best chance of survival.