Rock slide closes part of River Road in Salem

Rock slide on River Road South - Photos from the City of Salem

SALEM, Ore. – An overnight rock slide has closed River Road in Salem, city officials said Tuesday.

The slide sent rocks and debris through a roadside barrier and into the lanes.

No one was injured and there were no reports of damaged vehicles.

River Road S is closed between Owens Street and Minto Island Road SE while crews assess the safety of the hillside.

No immediate word on when the road will be back open.