Two State Police Vehicles Struck by Lightning with Troopers Inside

Two State Police troopers suffered minor injuries after both vehicles were struck by lightning yesterday afternoon on the Garden State Parkway.

According to initial reports, at approximately 2:13 p.m., two troopers were sitting in their patrol vehicles at a construction site (1 trooper in each vehicle) on the Garden State Parkway southbound in Middle Township at mile marker 10.9, when both vehicles were struck by lightning.

Neither trooper sustained serious injuries.

One trooper was taken AC Medical Center in Pamona for observation. The other trooper did not require any medical attention