Surrey

Surrey lightning strike: Three men taken to hospital

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Image caption The men were unloading scaffolding in Park Lane, Camberley, when they were hit

Three men have been taken to hospital after they were struck by lightning while working on the back of a lorry.

The men were unloading scaffolding in Park Lane, Camberley, Surrey, when they were hit at about 13:00 BST.

Two were thrown from the truck, with one landing 12ft (4m) away.

He suffered burns to his hands and the other worker hurt his back. A South East Coast Ambulance Service spokesman described the third man as" walking wounded".

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