Lightning Strikes Man’s Vehicle Whild Hiding In It During Heavy Rainfall (Photos)
A man is lucky to be alive after having a close escape when the car he was hiding in during a severe hailstorm was struck by lightning. On Monday, the man identified as Juan Ungerer from Prieska in the Northern Cape, South Africa, posted pictures on his Facebook page of the damaged vehicle.
There were burn marks on the seats as well as broken glasses. The driver side of the vehicle particularly was damaged significantly.
“I stopped because of the hailstorm, and then lightning struck my vehicle like this! Who can believe it?” he posted.
Ungerer commented that he was “blessed” to have survived the ordeal.