Lightning strikes Round Lake Heights students waiting at bus stop

Lightning strikes Round Lake Heights students waiting at bus stop

This morning at 7:15, three students standing at a bus stop waiting for their bus were struck by lightning.

All three students were transported to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Their condition is not known at this time but it was reported to be non-life threatening injuries.

Ambulances from Round Lake Fire, Lake Villa Fire and Fox Lake Fire responded. The parents of each victim have been notified and either responded to the scene or directly to Condell.

The 2200-2400 block of Lotus Dr and Ottawa St. were closed for a short time but have since re-opened.

(reported by Round Lake Heights Chief of Police John Roehlk)

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