As isolated storms struck South Jersey Tuesday afternoon, lighting struck two New Jersey State Police vehicles along the Garden State Parkway.
The strikes happened along the Parkway in Middle Township Cape May County around 2:15 p.m.
2:13 pm Trooper in his vehicle at a construction zone in Middle Twp struck by lightning! He seems to be alright and being evaluated at hosp
— NJSP – State Police (@NJSP) July 21, 2015
One struck trooper was taken to AtlantiCare Medical Center and is expected to be OK, said police. The other trooper wasn’t injured. A short time after the incident, NBC10’s Ted Greenberg captured a tow truck hauling away both damaged state police vehicles — a sport utility vehicle and a cruiser.
— Ted Greenberg (@tedgreenbergNBC) July 21, 2015