Several avalanches have been rolling down across the Interstate 70 in Colorado. But there was one avalanche in particular which awed the motorists on the I-70. The Massive avalanche in question was caught on camera and have been going viral. It could be seen in the video that a massive wall on snow was rolling down the Ten Mile Canyon between Frisco and Copper Mountain and hitting the I-70.
— Jeremy Hubbard (@JeremyHubbard) March 3, 2019
The above video was shot by Jacob Easton who was going on the Interstate 70 along with his father who was driving the car. Jacob Easton told FOX31, “All of a sudden, me and my dad just saw a big white cloud to the left of us and we instantly noticed the avalanche,” and added ” “It’s exciting, but pretty nerve-wracking because you don’t know when it’s going to stop.”
On the same day the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) posted an video which showed the Avalanche from a different angle.
Avalanche on March 3rd in Tenmile Canyon in Summit County, Colorado. The highway was unaffected by the avalanche. Avalanche debris collected in Tenmile Creek which is underneath the avalanche path and away from the highway. pic.twitter.com/44c1E3z8eN
— CAIC:Statewide Info (@COAvalancheInfo) March 3, 2019
The CAIC said, “Avalanche debris collected in Tenmile Creek which is underneath the avalanche path and away from the highway.”
The Colorado Department of Transportation said that no vehicle was burried in the avalanche and no human was injured.
But later that day another avalanche hit the I-70 near the Summit County which ended up blocking the highway for 3 hours.
Watch: This driver just missed the avalanche that closed I-70 this evening, and captured it in his rear-view mirror. It was the *second* avalanche of the day in this area: https://t.co/NfwjYVIyUw pic.twitter.com/zMW9qB1jqE
— FOX31 Denver KDVR (@KDVR) March 4, 2019
But Despite of the sheer size of the avalanche, no one was injured in the avalanche and no vehicle was trapped, The Colorado State Patrol said.