South Florida man goes home from a hospital three months after being struck by lightning

Posted at 9:18 AM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 09:18:27-05

A South Florida man is finally home three months after a lightning strike.

Nick Williams was hospitalized ever since he was hit while sitting in his wheelchair in Pompano Beach. He had a heart attack on the way to the hospital.

In 2008, he was in a car crash that paralyzed him from the chest down.

Williams says he left the hospital with a new mindset. "If you’re alive you’re OK kind of deal so a car accident, getting struck by lightning now, as long as I’m alive, I can deal with whatever is coming my way."

Doctors who treated him say they never thought he would recover.

They consider his progress a miracle.

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