Man struck by lightning on road side
VERULAM- A man has been killed in a freak accident after he was struck by lightning on the R102 in Verulam earlier today.
At about 12:55 pm the members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to an overhead bridge on the R102 southbound lane after a passing motorist witnessed a man being struck by lightning.
Paramedics and officers arrived on scene and found a group of people that had gathered around the lifeless body which was found on the pavement.
The man had suffered extensive burns to his body and was declared dead on scene.