Man struck by lightning while driving on highway in Moreton Bay storm


A man has been taken to hospital after his car was struck by lightning while driving through a storm in Queensland.

Paramedics were called to reports of a car being struck by lightning on the Bruce Highway near Burpengary about 9.22am on Saturday.

A man in his 30s was taken to Caboolture Hospital in a stable condition.

The Queensland Ambulance Service confirmed the man had called paramedics himself after his car was struck.

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More severe storms are expected in Queensland this weekend, with the Bureau of Meteorology releasing warnings for the Moreton Bay region and other parts of the state’s southeast on Saturday.

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