POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A water main break in Pompano Beach has caused a small sinkhole.
7SkyForce hovered over the scene along South Andrews Avenue and Southwest Third Street, at around 6 a.m., Tuesday.
“There was water in the road, so I slowed down. I wasn’t driving that fast,” said Shamdeo Sooknanan, whose car got damaged by the sinkhole, “and because people were coming to the other side, so when I drove, I went straight down inside the hole, so there was a sinkhole there. The whole front went in and the back was up in the air, so they had us get a tow truck to remove it.”
“We came around, and we see the car like dipped over like, there’s a sinkhole over there,” said Chris Oliver, who works nearby.
“That was pretty bizarre,” said Oscar Umana, who also works nearby.
Umana said he spoke with Sooknanan, whose red Nissan could be seen in the sinkhole.
“It was looking more like it was a puddle, so he kept driving, didn’t think of it, and he went into it,” said Umana.
Sooknanan is said to be OK.
“It’s a little crazy, but we’re happy no one got hurt,” said Akshay Bhogaita, who also works nearby.
The roadway has since been shut down in both directions as crews work to make repairs to the roadway.
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.
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