Clean-up continued in a Brooklyn Park neighborhood Saturday after a water main break created a large sinkhole Friday afternoon.
A driver of a vehicle was unharmed after the car sunk into the sinkhole near the intersection of 79th Avenue and Shingle Creek Drive. The driver of the vehicle told police she was at a stop sign at the intersection when the front end of the vehicle began to sink. She escaped from the vehicle.
It continued to sink as the rushing water eroded the road base. Crews from Brooklyn Park Operations & Maintenance personnel came out to shut off the water.
Water service has been shut off to some homes in the area. It could take until Sunday before the intersection is reopened. No one else was injured.
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