Childers boy struck by lightning

A 14-year-old boy who was struck by lightning was rushed to Bundaberg Hospital with wounds in his wrists and back.

About 4pm Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics were called to a property on Coach Road, Redridge, near Childers.

A QAS spokesman said he was holding an oar when the lightning struck him.

The boy was transported to the hospital in a stable condition.



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