Boy is rushed to hospital ‘after being struck by lightning on a football field’ in Blackpool 

Boy is rushed to hospital ‘in a serious condition after being struck by lightning on a football field’ in Blackpool

Boy was reportedly being struck by lightning on a football field in BlackpoolPolice were called shortly after 5.05pm today following reports of injured boyThe boy, whose age has not been released, has serious injuries and is in hospitalOfficers said enquiries are ongoing, but it’s believed boy was struck by lightning 

A child is in hospital with serious injuries after reportedly being struck by lightning on a football field in Blackpool. 

Police were called to a football field on School Road following reports a child had been injured. 

They were called shortly after 5.05pm today and officers said enquiries are still ongoing, but it is believed the boy was struck by lightning. 

The boy, whose age has not been released, has serious injuries and has since been taken to hospital. 

A boy is in hospital after reportedly being struck by lightning on a football field in Blackpool after police were called to School Road following reports a child had been injured 

A police spokesman said: ‘We were called shortly after 5.05pm today (Tuesday, May 11) to a football field on School Road, Blackpool, to reports a child had been injured.

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