Incredible video of mudslide caught on tape

Colorado Mudslide

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EL PASCO COUNTY, Colorado – Incredible video of a mudslide near Colorado Springs was captured on video as the driver of this car is being swept away.

John Schroyer was driving on Highway 24 in El Pasco County Wednesday when a wall of water and mud swept his car down the highway.

He recorded the video from inside his car.

Schroyer says he was caught off guard because there was no sign the mud slide was coming .

A thunderstorm sent rocks, mud debris and running water onto the highway, leaving vehicles stuck or covered in mud.

The mudslide closed a four mile stretch of U.S. 24.

Fortunately, there have been no reports of injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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