Person taken to hospital after lightning strike in Cornwall

A person was taken to hospital as several homes in Cornwall were damaged by lightning yesterday.

They were hit in Summercourt at around 1:30pm. The ambulance service took the casualty to hospital.

Several properties were hit by lightning yesterday Credit: Cornwall Live
The electrics blew out across a whole street in par yesterday, according to reports. Credit: Cornwall Live

Several homes were hit by lightning in the St Autsell area.

The first report was on Trelawney Road, the second one was in St Blazey, just before 2pm.

In Par lightning also caused damage to two properties, but emergency services confirmed that no one was seriously hurt.