Japan tsunami (VIDEO): Dash camera shows car slammed by terrifying waves

View from a dashboard camera as tsunami waves crash the coast of Japan youtube.com

(CBS) - A Japanese newscast reports the story of a car driving along the coast of Japan at the moment the devastating March 11 tsunami hit. The resulting video is a perfect example of how fast and deadly the waves were.

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Incredibly, the driver made it out alive. Later in the video, you can hear his voice in a phone interview. Chiba prefecture, where this video took place, is south of Fukushima and one of the worst-hit areas of northeastern Japan.

  • Bailey Johnson

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