SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — One local driver had a shocking commute while traveling east on I-44 in Springfield.
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, lightning struck a GMC Denali that was eastbound on I-44 just east of Kearney Street. No one was injured, but the driver was a bit too shaken up to say much.
Interstate traffic was backed up for a while as crews responded to the incident. Photos show the lightning appears to have shattered the rear window of the vehicle.