Sinkhole opens on street in Northeast Philadelphia

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A water main break caused a large sinkhole to open down a street in Northeast Philadelphia.

It happened early Friday morning on Chalfont Drive near Waldemire Drive.

Images from Chopper 6 HD over the scene showed about half of the street had collapsed into a large hole.

Traffic cones, saw horses and police tape were set up around the sinkhole to prevent motorists and pedestrians from getting too close.

There are sixty people without water.

So far, no word on when repairs will be complete.

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