WATCH: Car Washed Away In Colorado Mudslide

By: KKTV
By: KKTV
Heavy rains have caused a mudslide on Highway 24 near Colorado Springs.

A still taken from video shot by Edward Flanagan

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Heavy rains have caused a mudslide on Highway 24.

Westbound Highway 24 is closed at 31st Street in Colorado Springs. Eastbound Highway 24 is closed at Pikes Peak Highway.

The Fire Department In Manitou Springs says anyone near Fountain Creek needs to move to higher ground immediately.

A shelter has been opened in Manitou Springs at Historic Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Avenue.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says transportation being arranged to bring those people stranded on Hwy 24 to the shelter.

Source: KKTV

The video above was shot by Edward Flanagan, and shared to various Colorado media outlets.


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