Second Jamaica College player hospitalised in lightning-strike incident

A second Jamaica College player, who was among a group of players struck by lightning at a Manning Cup football match on Monday, was hospitalized last night.

A cellphone photo of the Jamaica College player Terrence Francis being rushed off the field on a stretcher

The student was taken to the hospital after complaining about chest pains.

The Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) said in a report that the player was kept overnight after tests, including an ECG, which showed irregularities.

The boys were struck during a match against Wolmer’s Boys’ School at Stadium East in St Andrew.

A Wolmer’s player was also rushed to hospital.