Nightly News   |  February 14, 2010

Waves smash surfing spectators

Most escaped with minor injuries, but three were hospitalized with broken bones after a two giant waves crashed ashore during a surfing contest in Northern California. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> and buses. some injuries reported there.

>>> out west a scary scene at a surfing contest in half moon bay in northern california . two giant waves suddenly crashed onshore, taking spectators with them. swept away dozens of spectators perched on a jetty. most escaped with minor injuries, but three people were hospitalized with broken bones .

>>> big problem at today's daytona