Video: Man Hit by Lightning TWICE!

You probably won’t have seen this type of luck before! This incredible CCTV footage shows a man who is struck by lightning… Twice!

The chances of being hit by a lighting bold just once in a give year are around 1 in 700,000. However, the chance of being struck twice in such a short space of time are practically unmeasurable.

Scroll down to see the video.The YouTube video shows a young couple walking down the quiet road. A few seconds later a jogger comes into view. The jogger is zapped by a bolt of lightning and falls to the ground. He remains lifeless on the ground for just a few seconds, we then see then him gain conciousness, slowly get back on his feet and stumble down the road. He leave a black mark on the road, possibly tarmac, maybe even blood. Only a few feet away from when he was struck, he is hit by lightning a second time. Again, he falls to the ground and is lifeless for a few seconds before getting back on his feet.

You might be surprised to read that only around 10% of people who are struck by lightning actually die, usually because the lightning has stopped their heart and/or breathing. The survivors of a lightning bolt cannot usually remember the moments before it struck and they can suffer from minor burns.


By Hannah Jones

Hannah is a Manchester based writer who has spent many years studying and working in the field of journalism and psychology. Hannah enjoys swimming, meditation and dog walking. Her favourite quote is, 'If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you.'