Massive landslide crashes down mountainside blocking road in northern China

Motorists in China were left stunned as a massive landslide crashed down a mountainside, blocking a road.

The dramatic footage, filmed in the city of Hanzhong in Shaanxi Province, shows mud and trees tumbling down the side of the mountain as vehicles reverse to avoid being crushed.

According to reports, several more cracks were spotted, leading authorities to control traffic around the site amid fears of further landslides.

See what happens in the video above.