Loading
News
Popular Today:

US biker survives lightning strike while riding

The stunned rider astonishingly managed to ride for half a mile after being struck by lightning
The stunned rider astonishingly managed to ride for half a mile after being struck by lightning
Related stories

Christian bikers in Norfolk to ride for charity

A member of the Christian Motorcyclists' Association rides a Harley in a past charitable event

We have reported on many stories of Christian bikers recently. Today, we bring you the story of a group of holy riders in Norfolk who have organised a rally to raise money for good causes

VIDEO: Car knocks over 13 bikes in domino-effect accident

The unfortunate driver crashes into the bikes, knocking them down like dominos

An unfortunate Brazilian motorist has been caught on camera smashing into three cars and 13 gorgeous motorbikes after being force to perform an evasive manoeuvre

Biking vicar helps Norfolk Blood Bikers

Vicar Ian Byrne rides a specially adapted bike to travel to various hospitals around the region to deliver blood

A vicar who spends his nights as part of the Norfolk Blood Bikers, has explained how he delivers blood to various local hospitals on his motorbike

One-armed motorcyclist makes TT course history

Chris Mitchell became the first one-armed man to complete a race on the famous TT course.

One-armed rider Chris Mitchell became the first person to complete a race on the famous TT course after competing in a Manx grand prix race

Friday, 06, Sep 2013 02:27

by Myron Jobson

We're often warned about the dangers of riding bikes. Being struck by lightning isn't one of them.

A US biker was left stunned and shocked, literally, after being struck by en route from A to B on his motorbike.

Martin Zapalac was driving behind the unfortunate biker, Michael LaDue, along a freeway in heavy rain when he witnessed the bizarre incident.

He told Kirotv: "All of the sudden, boom, his helmet lit up and it looked like it hit right on top of his helmet."

The shocked motorist claims the disorientated rider managed to stay on his bike and pull it off the motorway.

Concerned, Martin parked up to see if the rider needed assistance. Instead of asking for help, Michael asked why Martin had stopped, to which he replied: "Well you just got hit by lightning."

"When he took his helmet off the whole side of his head the hair was singed off and his ears were burnt around the edges," the fellow biker explained.

Remarkably, Michael jumped back on his bike and rode to a petrol station half a mile away. Soon after, paramedics arrived to treat the biker.

They say lightning never strikes twice, and for Michael's sake let's hope they're right.

Comments - What do you think?

Pandora reports ambitions to be able to double jewellery output

Pandora reports ambitions to be able to double jewellery output soon after huge expense in development. The openin...

the actual ‘DO’ advertising campaign

“Spring/Summer 2017 items are bright, versatile and also strong; for instance women, ” pronounces Stephen Fairchil...

the company wanted a new campaign

Inside celebration on the jewellery giant’s SS17 selection, Pandora possesses launched an innovative multifaceted ...

Pandora Rue Los angeles La Great deals Starts

Pandora Rue Los angeles La Great deals Starts. When you've got any money left over after the particular bracelet p...

Football Gifts For Men

cheap jerseys Many fabric stores sell a variety of material that sports famous cartoon characters. It got so ba...

Horned Frogs Put Tcu In Nfl And College Football Spotlight Tonight

With a total of 1,793 yards, 921 ones were gained after Stafford Matthew Jersey Bell made along with defenders. On...

Adidas Stan Smith Obuv 2016 Czech

 V univerzitní červený, černý neonový žluté a také univerzitní modrý, nike pas cher air force 1 boty září výrazně ...

Nike KD Trey 5 III Splatter Mens Trainer

 Possibly the most recognized and sought after tools are Nike shoes, especially gents shoes wholesale Nike Air Max...

Nike Homme Sneaker Discount France

La fonction de siping semelle chaussures nike libre (profondes rainures tranches) et inverser la tendance à encou...

Nike Air Force 1 Mujeres Zapato España

 La manera mas facil de tomar ventaja de los descuentos ofrecidos por dolomita en sus zapatos para correr y otros ...

Video: Facebook argument solved with £16,000 drag race

Filipino drag race

Of course, who hasn't solved their Facebook disputes with a $16,000 drag race in the Philippines or at least thought about doing it

EBR Motorcycles showcases Black Lightning

The jazzily-named Black Lightning motorbike has been unveiled by EBR Motorcycles

TT deal collapse sparks promoter legal action

Isle of Man TT logo

Following the collapse of a deal to promote the 2017 TT races, a London-based promoter has started legal action against the Manx government

MV Agusta Brutale 800 set to launch in India

MV Agusta Brutale 800

MV Agusta is expanding its superbike portfolio in the Indian market via MotoRoyale outlets