Two people are in the hospital after getting struck by lightning in the Tampa Bay area Sunday, authorities say.
According to Clearwater Police, the incident happened on Clearwater Beach.
One person was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
Multiple officers are on scene at #ClearwaterBeach, where we have two patients from a lightning strike. One is in critical condition and headed to Morton Plant Hospital, the other is in stable condition at this time. @clearwaterfire is at the scene as well treating victims.
— Clearwater Police Department (@myclearwaterPD) July 5, 2020
The second person is still being examined at by paramedics on scene.
That person was unconscious and not breathing when a police officer began administering CPR until the medical officials arrived.
This is a developing story.