|Occurred : 2/15/2021 19:00 (Entered as : 02/15/21 19:00)
Reported: 5/3/2021 5:24:42 AM 05:24
Location: Peru, IN
|A bright orange light with blue-ish white middle was observed launching upwards into the sky while driving home on a clear night.
I am a 23 year old Father of 1 and stepfather of 1 with my lovely GF. My employment history is spotty, so in my free time I study greatly on medical uses of drugs, ufology and the registered close encounters, crimes/detective work and so forth. At the time of this incident I was returning from a friends house located 15-20minutes from where I live. At the time of this incident I was alone and seen no other drivers on the road.
It gets dark very fast here in the winter but you could make out every single star and constellation with ease this night. No cloud. No tree lines as my hometown is surrounded by cornfields.
I’m very familiar with planes, what they look like at night, and sound like due to living only a 20minute drive (max) from Grissom Air Force Base all my life. This was no plane or anything of human made origin.
The singular object was very bright orange (with a hint of blue-ish white in the middle) ball of light that sat in the sky. I first noticed it after going from a 4-way stop. Half way through my drive home. I paid no attention at first, thinking it was someone flying a drone nearby or was just a bright star. I continued my drive and realized the object was keeping pace in front of me but was at a great distance away, easily 500-600ft away and had an elevation of around 8-10,000ft. I then slowed my speed 55mph to 30mph (no other cars around on the road) so I could get a better look at what I was seeing. The object then seemed to rotate, which I then seen the blue-ish white color in the middle. This is about 5-6minutes into seeing the object, time seemed like it was at standstill. I felt like I was being watched. I continue driving but keeping my eye on the object. After I got back up to 55mph and only a few minutes away from home, I seen the ball of light jolt itself to the r! ight of about 35ft. Stop. Jolt upwards of I’d say 50-100ft. The blue-ish white in the middle became slightly bright, then the object launched itself upwards and disappear, faster than I ever seen anything go in my life. No sound. No booms from the fast speeds. I finished my journey home and instantly told my Girlfriend about it. I grabbed our binoculars to try and see if I could locate the object and seen nothing but stars.
To this day I am for certain I did not see a plane or human made craft, but something truly otherworldly.