By Kenneth Garg
Three English siblings were struck by lightning Monday and captured the hellish-looking scene in a mind-blowing selfie photo.
The Jobsons — Rachel, Isobel and Andrew — escaped with just burns and a short hospital stay after being zapped while standing under a tree during a storm over East Molesey, they told the BBC.
The trio had stopped for a bathroom break while cycling to see their aunt when they first snapped a selfie of them smiling.
“We then wanted a sad picture in the rain,” Isobel, 23, told the news outlet.
“All of a sudden I was on the ground and couldn’t hear anything apart from this high-pitched buzzing,” she said.
Rachel said she suffered burns to her thigh and her stomach, and temporarily lost feeling in her arm.
“I was on the ground. I felt disjointed. My sister and I were screaming,” said Rachel.
The siblings were taken to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, where they were treated and released hours later, the report said.
Isobel had a titanium plate surgically implanted in her arm after a bicycle crash last year, and the family was told the metal may have attracted the electricity.
“My sister’s arm was very hot, because of the plate. Everyone was amazed at what had happened to us,” Rachel told the outlet.