I-70 Near Vail, CO Closed Briefly After Rockfall Hit Vehicle

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Driver and passenger were super lucky. Credit: CSP

Interstate 70 near Vail, CO was closed westbound at mile marker 171 Monday evening when a rockfall hit a vehicle, narrowly missing the driver.

“No injuries, driver, and passengers very lucky in one of the cars hit by the rocks,” CSP said in a tweet.

A post by the Colorado State Patrol showed a Nissan Xterra with a rock punctured through the vehicle’s hood.

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