Australia Day: 10-year-old boy struck by lightning at Warrilla Beach, Barrack Point, near Shellharbour

A small boy was taken to the hospital after being struck by lightning on a beach in Wollongong.

The 10-year-old was swimming on Australia Day at Warrilla Beach at Barrack Point near Shellharbour in NSW , when he was hit by the thunderbolt
On Australia Day, the 10-year-old was swimming at Warrilla Beach, Barrack Point, near Shellharbour, NSW, when he was struck by lightning.

At 5:25 p.m., emergency personnel raced to the scene and treated him for chest burns.Emergency crews rushed to the scene about 5:25pm and treated him for burns to his chest

He was then transported by ambulance to the Westmead Children’s Hospital, where his status is stable.

Thursday’s high temperature in the region was in the 30s before a cloud front swept in.

More to come.


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