Lightning strikes car, two injured

Posted at: 07/24/2013 4:26 PM
Updated at: 07/24/2013 6:01 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski, KOB.com


Photo: FILE PHOTO

Torrance County sheriffs tell KOB Eyewitness News 4 that a mother and her child were injured after the SUV they were in was struck by lightning.

There were a total of seven passengers in the SUV; two adult females and five children. All hail from Roswell.

Authorities say the mother refused medical transportation for her and her child.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:45 Wednesday afternoon at mile marker 199 in the eastbound lane of I-40.