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Video from Car Cameras Shows multiple accidents caused by SpaceX Launch

BEAUMONT, Calif. (Cal Injury Blog) — The SpaceX rocket launch on Friday not only caused a social media frenzy, but a multi-car crash on the 10 Freeway in Beaumont.

A minimum of 3 automobiles were involved in the accident, which was caught on a driver’s dashcam. It showed cars stopping on the freeway.

Lots of people called the launch distracting as well as hazardous for the motorists on the highway as people on other freeways also stopped or even slowed down to see the strange streak in the sky.

The news received hundreds of calls from people concerning the launch, with quite a few of them pulled over on the side of the highway in stop-and-go traffic.