Man reportedly struck by lightning at Urunga
UPDATE: THE man, aged 49, was thought to be standing near where lightning had struck but was not directly hit.
A Mid North Coast Local Health District spokeswoman said the man was discharged from Coffs Harbour Base Hospital about 5pm yesterday.
ORIGINAL: THERE have been unconfirmed reports a man was struck by lightning at Urunga yesterday afternoon.
A NSW Ambulance spokesman said paramedics were called about 2.55pm to High St to treat a man with pains to his arm.
The spokesman said it was suggested the man had been shocked, but was not confirmed.
He was transported to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital.