The moment that lightning struck a Highway Department truck was captured by security cameras in Greene County, Missouri, last week.
Video capturing the moment of the lightning strike was released by Greene County officials on Monday, April 3.
“The bolt struck the roof of the semi and cracked its front and rear windshield and did some moderate damage to the interior. Crews are still examining the truck’s electrical and mechanical systems. After the lightning struck the ground, it blew off several manhole covers and damaged more equipment,” officials said.
No one was inside the truck and no injuries were reported.
The video shows not only the lightning strike but also the damage to the truck caused by the bolt.
“Crazy power of mother nature!” noted Greene County officials.
See the video below.