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Dashcam captures lightning strike on street light

By Ben Hooper

Dec. 20 (UPI) -- An Australian driver's dashboard camera captured the moment a bolt of lightning struck a streetlight a short distance in front of him.

The video, recorded Thursday on a road in Marsden Park, New South Wales, shows traffic moving slowly in stormy weather when a bolt of lightning strikes a nearby street lamp.

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The lightning causes the lamp's bulb to explode, raining debris down on the road below.

The footage was captured amid widespread lightning storms in New South Wales.

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