IMAGES: Lightning strike sends part of Florida highway through truck windshield
WALTON COUNTY, FL (WVUE) -A lightning strike blew up part of a Florida highway and sent a chunk of it into the windshield of a moving vehicle, according to the Orlando Sentinel and the Walton County Fire Rescue.
The strike occurred just before 7:30 a.m. Monday.
First responders responded to a call in reference to a traffic crash involving a truck and road debris on Interstate 10 a few miles before the U.S. Highway 331 exit in Walton County.
The crew arrived to find a black truck with a massive hole in the windshield and a blown-out back window panel.
The lightning strike sent a piece of the roadway flying into the windshield and injured two occupants inside, WCFR said.
Both people were sent to the hospital, but no information on their status was released.
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