Large '˜sinkhole' opens up in busy Fareham street

A '˜SINKHOLE' has opened up in a busy Fareham road after a water main burst.

Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 3:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 2:37 pm

Police and Portsmouth Water are currently at the scene on Bishopsfield Road in Fareham dealing with the ‘large hole’ as traffic around the surrounding area is set to be delayed.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire County Council says: ‘The hole in the road is due to a burst sink main and Portsmouth Water are dealing with it.’

A spokeswoman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called at 2.30pm to reports of a large hole in the middle of Bishopsfield Road.

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‘Portsmouth Water are on scene and dealing with it.’

More to follow on this as we get it.

Picture credit: Fareham Police/Twitter