Sinkhole drama for motorist in St Leonards

Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19
Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19

A driver in St Leonards had an unfortunate turn of events yesterday afternoon as a sinkhole opened up right underneath their car.

The sinkhole in Ellenslea Road, near St Leonards Warrior Square Station, appeared to have caved in directly under the rear axle of the black Lexus.

Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19

Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19

The road remains closed today between Southwater Road and Chapel Park Road while investigation works take place.

Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19

Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19

Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19

Sinkhole in Ellenslea Rd, St Leonards. 09-08-19