Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Part of a hill near a hospital in Minneapolis came crashing down onto a road last night.
No injuries were reported in this mudslide on a Mississippi river bluff, which occurred around 7 p.m. Thursday.
Some administrative employees of Fairview Riverside Hospital were evacuated. The road below, which has about 6-8 feet of mud on it, has been partially closed.
Two motorists who were on the parkway at the time of the mudslide sped away to safety as mud and debris were falling.
Officials with the University of Minnesota Medical Center said engineers have inspected the hospital buildings and determined they are not structurally compromised.
Local fire officials say the buildings are set on bedrock and are safe. The mudslide comes after torrential rain and flash flooding affected the area on Thursday.