Washington Police reported that the fourth person affected was a 29-year-old man in serious health condition.
Three people affected by lightning died in the park in front of the park. White House Thursday night Washington as confirmed by AFP Police sources on Friday.
fourth person injured have a serious health condition .
Lightning struck near the small square of Lafayette across the street from the White House and struck an unidentified elderly couple. James Muller 76 years old and donna mueller 75, officials stated.
Greetings from Janesville, Wisconsin, They were in Washington to celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary.declared his nephew Michelle McNett to the log Milwaukee Magazine Sentinel.
A 29-year-old man also died. Police confirmed Friday afternoon that a fourth person was in “critical condition”.
White House spokesperson, Karine Jean-Pierr E said the presidency is “saddened by the tragic loss” and in a statement on Friday conveyed “prays for those struggling for life” as well as condolences to the relatives of the deceased.
Lightning struck before 7:00 pm local time on Thursday. It seems that the victims wanted to shelter from the storm under one of the trees in the park.
In the images released by the fire department, it was seen that there were many ambulances in the square, while the storm continued to hit Washington.
Four people were found in a wooded area. next to the famous equestrian statue of former US President Andrew Jackson and the Park Police and Secret Service tasked with guarding the presidential residence before the emergency services arrived.
LIGHTNING ON THE ROAD
Curiosity to record a storm while taking a road trip in Tampa Bay caused Michaelle May Whalen to pull out her phone and start filming.
In front of the woman and her daughter were her husband and three other children in a newly purchased van. They were all going home to Indiana when the unexpected happened. : Lightning struck the vehicle in which the family men were in.
Event caught on video that started recording seconds ago .
The footage shows how lightning struck the truck and appears to cause rapid dispersal fire, sparks and smoke while vehicles continue to travel for a short time. Both stopped to learn the consequences of the incident.
As reported by the network Fox News, both Whalen’s husband and children were fine despite the gruesome appearance Lightning struck the hit truck.
According to US authorities, the probability of being struck by lightning is one in a million, and according to the weather service, about 27 people have died annually from such events in the United States over the past decade.
(with information from AFP)
Source: Info Bae