The NYPD says a total of three people were struck by lightning in two different locations Tuesday evening as thunderstorms moved through the area.
Two men, identified as Segundo Cuji, 42, and Giovanny Astudillo, 30, were struck by lightning at around 7:30 p.m. while at a soccer field in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Both are hospitalized.
Astudillo is in critical condition at Jacobi Medical Center.
According to the NYPD, another 33-year-old man was struck by lightning while on the street within the confines of the 113th Precinct.
He was taken to Jamaica Hospital and is expected to survive.