Rental Car Wrecked by Hail Storm
Occurred on March 24, 2019 / McKinney, Texas, USA Info from Licensor: "I had just completed a video shoot and was heading home, driving from Southlake to McKinney on the 121 Tollway.
I had noticed that the clouds were becoming very dark in front of me and even did a timelapse prior to this video showing me driving down the highway into the dark clouds.
I noticed that cars were pulling over on the right side of the road.
I commented on how weird it was because it wasn't even raining.
I looked ahead and saw a wall of white and had just passed an off ramp so I couldn't get off.
I realized it was a hail storm.
As I was pulling to the side of the road I heard the tornado sirens going off and my main concern was that there was going to be a tornado and I needed to get to shelter.
It then started hailing.
Ranging from golf ball to orange sizes.
No one was moving in front of me and I went around a few people trying to get off the highway and they were blocking the off-ramp.
The hail started breaking the front windshield and shards of glass were going all over my hands and arms. I put the visor down to eliminate any major blow out in my face.
I snaked through a series of cars and pulled off the highway.
It felt like an hour but was only 10 mins.
I pulled into a church parking lot looking for shelter but got blocked in.
In the entire video you will see several cars I captured with windows busted out.
I also filmed an ambulance and fire truck coming up next to me to address someone's issue."