Watford Golfer Struck By Lightening

A man is in a life-threatening condition after he was struck by lightening on a golf course near Watford.

The ambulance service were called just after 2pm (Thursday 22nd May) they then called for the support of the Hertfordshire Air Ambulance.

A spokesperson for EEAST said: 

"The man, who we believe to be in his 60s, was on a golf course when the incident happened and it caused him to go into cardiac arrest. 

"Medics were quickly on scene and began giving advanced life support. He was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital, in a life-threatening condition.

"Fortunately incidents involving people being struck by lightening are quite rare, but when it does strike, it can cause serious and potentially fatal injuries."

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Ben Dudley

1pm - 5pm

Email the show

Text 82122

Ben Dudley

On TV: 55 British Hits Of The 90s

1pm - 5pm

Watch heart TV

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Watford & Hemel Hemstead.

Follow Heart on Twitter