POLITICS
08/04/2014 05:34 EDT | Updated 10/04/2014 05:59 EDT

4 family members taken to hospital after being hit by lightning at Toronto park

TORONTO - Toronto police say four members of a family were taken to hospital after they were hit by lightning in an east-end park on Monday afternoon.

Police say injuries to the two adults and two children are not life-threatening.

An ambulance parked at the scene at Morningside Park was damaged when lightning hit a tree near the vehicle.

No one was injured.

The Toronto area has been under a severe thunderstorm warning.