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.
#BREAKING I-70 is temporary closed westbound at MP 171 (near Vail) due to rockslide. NO INJURIES, driver and passengers very lucky in one of the cars hit by the rocks. We expect to open the roadway in the next 15 minutes. #cotraffic pic.twitter.com/88dAmUBcIh
— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) March 26, 2019