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Lightning hits people near White House — Analysis

Multiple people are in “critical condition” following a lightning strike in Washington, DC

According to Washington DC emergency services, at least four victims sustained serious injuries after a light strike occurred in Lafayette Park near the White House.

“Apparent lightning strike Lafayette Park NW,”The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department stated in a Twitter that the first responders had been dispatched. “on scene in the process of treating and transporting 4 patients, all in critical condition.”

The victims, two males and one female, were taken to the local hospital. “critical life threatening injuries,”Additional authorities

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