Boy treated at Frenchay Hospital after being struck by lightning
A schoolboy is being treated at Frenchay Hospital after being struck by lightning.
11-year-old Joe Compton was hit by lightning yesterday afternoon in his school's car park in Swindon.
The student at Dorcan Academy in Swindon is currently in a "serious but stable condition".
The boy received first aid from school staff after going into cardiac arrest before paramedics from the Great Western Ambulance Service arrived.
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He was later transferred to a specialist burns unit at Frenchay Hospital.