After being struck by lightning in Winter Springs, two people were taken to the hospital. According to reports, it occurred near 1300 Park Villa Place, behind Keeth Elementary. According to the Seminole County Fire Department, the victims are a child and an adult.
Lightning strikes a mother and her child.
According to police, a lightning strike in Winter Springs injured a mother and her child.
According to officers, the lightning strike occurred Thursday afternoon near 1300 Park Villa Place, near Trotwood Park.
Winter Springs police said two people were taken to the hospital, but they didn’t say anything about their identities or conditions.
The condition of the dog is unknown.
According to police, the mother and child were waiting for another child to leave a nearby school. Investigators believe the two victims were injured when lightning struck a tree near which they were standing.
What exactly happened in Seminole County?
After being struck by lightning in Winter Springs, two people were taken to the hospital.
According to reports, it occurred near 1300 Park Villa Place, behind Keeth Elementary.
According to the Seminole County Fire Department, the victims are a child and an adult.
According to Captain Doug Seely of the Winter Springs Police Department, the lightning strike occurred while a mother and other family members were waiting for a child to be released from school near a tree at Trotwood Park.
Officials did not disclose the mother and child’s conditions but stated that CPR was required while they were being transported.
A dog was also involved in the lightning strike, but it has yet to be found.
Similar lightning incidents like Seminole County
A 27-year-old man died in Volusia County in July after being struck by lightning.
In early June, a 14-year-old girl narrowly escaped death after being struck by lightning.
Summers in Florida are always electrifying as the heat builds up to produce afternoon thunderstorms. According to first responders, the flat landscape makes the area and its residents vulnerable to lightning strikes.
Message by Seminole County Schools
Seminole County Schools notified parents shortly after the lightning strike that dismissals would be delayed district-wide.
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“Dismissal is being delayed throughout the district due to inclement weather.” Please be aware that your child may arrive home later than expected. “We appreciate your understanding and patience,” the message said.
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