1. Michael W. says

    I’m sure Pat Robertson will have an explanation of why this happened…

  2. TampaZeke says

    I’ve never seen a car or truck with power locks that didn’t have a manual option to unlock the door.

  3. TampaZeke says

    But to be fair, the couple were probably too freaked out to do much thinking in that moment. My first car got struck by lightening and fried everything. It’s very scary.

  4. Hansel Currywurst says

    Why would anyone buy a car with no manual door handle? OnStar (mandatory on all GM vehicles) has been hacked before… it could kill you by constantly sending a “lock doors” signal to your car until your battery runs down, then there’s no power left to unlock them.

  5. anon says

    Fortunately they were in Canada. In the US the cop would have shot the passengers or arrested them for reckless driving at least.

  6. Bill says

    I had always been taught that lightning doesn’t strike cars. Something about them being grounded by the tires touching the earth. Apparently that’s not true (?). Yikes.

  7. Nic in Hawaii says

    Why does god hate Chevy trucks, or Canadians, or Alberta, or rural folk? Hope both occupants are ok and have managed to get a change of knickers.

  8. Merv says

    Pet peeve: Adding a clarifying “Canada” at the end when referring to Canadian provinces (as in “Alberta, Canada”). Morons who don’t recognize the names of Canadian provinces don’t deserve to have their ignorance catered to. Corollary: Don’t say “Edmonton, Canada.” Say “Edmonton, Alberta,” or just “Edmonton.”