Fans Struck By Lightning Outside Buccaneers Stadium

Seven fans were hospitalized and taken to nearby St. Joseph’s Hospital after lightning struck outside of Raymond James Stadium late Sunday afternoon after Tampa Bay’s 20-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

According to WTSP 10 News in Tampa, the strike occurred on the north side of the stadium. It’s currently unknown whether the lightning hit the fans directly or if they felt the effects from a strike near the area.