Four people have been hospitalized after lightning struck them at a Washington D.C. park near the White House.
On Thursday evening a severe thunderstorm roared throughout D.C. and as a result, two men and two women have been hospitalized and are now fighting for their lives.
A video caught the strike on camera and it looks as if the lightning bolt even struck the White House.
Take a look:
Lightning strikes RIGHT in front of the White House pic.twitter.com/Kg6YJWnCNu
— Mary Margaret Olohan (@MaryMargOlohan) August 5, 2022
The New York Post had more on the story:
Four people were in critical condition after an apparent lightning strike in a Washington DC park on Thursday evening, officials said.
The victims — two men and two women — were apparently struck by lightning at Lafayette Park across from the White House at around 6:30 p.m., according to D.C. Fire and EMS.