“A number of crashes” reported after rock fall on US 50 close to Monarch Go – CBS Denver

GUNNISON COUNTY, Colorado (CBS4) – A rock fall briefly paralyzed the US 50 near Monarch Pass in Gunnison County on Sunday. The freeway has been closed due to multiple accidents, Colorado Department of Transportation officials tweeted at 12:40 p.m.

Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis said there was a report of a “vehicle crashing into a stone” – but said no injuries were reported.

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Both directions were closed near Mile Point 199 but reopened shortly after 1 p.m.

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(Credit: CDOT)

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