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Drivers crashed as SpaceX rocket launch startled Southern Californians

Posted: 2:06 PM, Dec 26, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-26 23:44:09Z
Dashcam video shows crash during SpaceX launch
Dashcam video shows crash during SpaceX launch
Dashcam video shows crash during SpaceX launch

(KGTV) - Startled by last Friday's launch of a SpaceX rocket? So were drivers in Southern California, whose crash was caught on camera in the Riverside County city of Beaumont.

The dashcam video shows the freeway pileup as the rocket soared just after launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Central California.

Warning: Graphic content. Jump to rocket launch at :35, crash at 1:15.

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