Lightning strikes polo match, injures 2

June 30, 2008 3:38:17 PM PDT
Lightning struck a polo match in Colts Neck, knocking two men and six horses unconscious. Colts Neck was playing Tinicum Park, Pa., when lightning was seen 30 seconds into the match Sunday. Play was stopped and people ran for cover.

Umpire Stephen Conroy and player John Kriegee were working near a horse trailer when the bolt hit, tossing them 10 feet.

Conroy tells the Asbury Park Press six horses fell on top of each other like dominos.

Conroy was treated for a broken arm.

Kriegee refused treatment and drove home.


Information from: Asbury Park Press,