A woman, in serious condition when lightning struck her in Barcelona


The 43-year-old woman who was seriously injured last night after a lightning strike in Sant Antoni de Vilamajor (Barcelona) was reanimated at first with a defibrillator by local police officers from this town. Sources of the Vall d'Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, ​​where she was transferred, informed EFE on Thursday that the woman is in a stable state and her prognosis is reserved.

As the councilor of the City Council of Sant Antoni de Vilamajor Ferran Calvera explained to Efe, the woman was walking with her husband when a strong storm began and, apparently, a lightning struck near her, which caused her to fall to the ground and there was a very strong blow to the head. The woman was attended at first by members of the Local Police of Sant Antoni de Vilamajor, who could revive her with a defibrillator carried in the police vehicle, and later she was transferred by members of the Emergency Medical System (SEM) to the hospital Barcelona

Her husband was also treated by the medical services due to the attack of anguish he suffered, the councilor indicated. During the episode of storms registered between 6:00 pm and 11:00 pm yesterday in the Barcelona districts, emergency number 112 received 527 calls due to incidents related to heavy rains, hail and wind, most of them due to floods and tree falls. awnings.

One of the incidents was due to the fall of another lightning that affected the overhead line of the R-1 line of Renfe commuter service between the towns of Mataró and Calella, which was interrupted between 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. still this morning it accumulated delays due to the breakdown. (tagsToTranslate) ray


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