|Occurred : 4/15/2008 23:00 (Entered as : 04/15/08 23:00)
Reported: 6/22/2008 4:16:37 PM 16:16
Location: unsure exact name (was driving to NY from FL), GA
|NEON green meteor looking fireflash
Okay, I had just left Jacksonville, Florida and was driving up the interstate with my dog and my toddler on our way to New York City sometime in mid-April of 2008. After being on the road for a couple of hours, it was now getting late and we were really not near any cities. I could tell it was rural-ish area because there weren't a lot of exits, or even really hardly any street lights for the highway.
All of a sudden, this HUGE, extremely bright, neon-green object HURLED across the dark sky. It practically lit the sky up it was very bright, almost fiery looking, and I almost drove off the road. It was going so fast I thought something was going to crash down the road ahead of me, as it was going in the same direction as me. I was thinking and trying to figure out what it was, and I thought maybe it was a meteor, because I had seen a meteor shower before, but the meteor shower wasn't green, wasn't fast, and it was no where near this bright.
I called my friend and we didn't really know what to do, so I wound up doing nothing, but after 15 or so minutes I saw a bright green light ahead on the highway and it really scared/excited me because I thought wow, maybe something really did crash, but it turned out to be the lights from some Georgia/Mexican/kiddie-park type place's exit.
*shrug I hope someone can tell me what that thing was someday!
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD))