Camera catches truck getting struck by lightning

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Couple Rescued After Lightning Strikes Truck
While driving their pickup truck over the weekend, one couple in Canada had a shocking encounter with nature's fury ... no, seriously. A couple's truck was struck by lightning while driving down a highway in Canada.

3 PHOTOS
Camera Catches Truck Getting Struck With Lightning
See Gallery
Camera catches truck getting struck by lightning
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE


Al and Betty Perry were in their truck on a rural Alberta road when they heard a loud bang and their truck filled with smoke.

"It sounded like a sonic boom, that's how loud! It's an awful feeling to have. I saw our lives passing in front of my eyes," Al said.

The lightning strike deployed the truck's six air bags, melted the exterior and shut down the electrical system, leaving the doors locked with the couple still inside.

According to WPTV, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer who was passing by saw the couple in distress. He was able to help the Perrys escape unharmed.

After the incident, the two went to see a doctor, who determined neither had been harmed by the lightning. A few days later, Al and Betty celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary. So, it's safe to say the "spark" is still there.
Read Full Story

From Our Partners

Rescuer Sees Bumps All Over This Dog's Skin - Then X-Rays Reveal The Tragic Story Rescuer Sees Bumps All Over This Dog's Skin - Then X-Rays Reveal The Tragic Story
20 Folks Recall Shocking Interview Moments That Made Them NOT Want the Job 20 Folks Recall Shocking Interview Moments That Made Them NOT Want the Job
Man Suspects His Wife Is Cheating On Him - Then His Daughter Reveals What's Really Going Man Suspects His Wife Is Cheating On Him - Then His Daughter Reveals What's Really Going