The dramatic footage shows a car in the furthest left lane coming to a stop as traffic has built up in front of it. Once the car comes to a stop a quick flash of lightning strikes the vehicle, with another one following less than a second later. As the lightning bolt makes an impact with the car two loud bangs can be heard.
The car behind the struck vehicle continues to drive up closer and shows no noticeable damage.
The flashes were so bright that the dash cam is completely engulfed in a blinding light, expectedly blinding the driver.
Galina Ershova was driving along the Berdskoye Highway in Novosibirsk, Siberia, when her dashcam recorded the unlikeliest of drivetime distractions
Ms Ershov said: “I was blinded for a split second, I grabbed the steering wheel with a death grip.
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shocking footage of lightning striking twice was caught on a dash cam (Image: RT)
Lightning is extremely hot and a flash can heat the air around it to temperatures five times hotter than the sun’s surface (Image: RT)
“It just happened so quickly.
“There were a lot of eyewitnesses but no one stopped, they all just went on.”
The vast majority of modern motor