Residents return home after sinkhole

Police say they believe the collapse was caused

Police say they believe the collapse was caused by a water main break.

SOUTH AMBOY - Residents have been allowed to return to their homes today following a partial road collapse in South Amboy.

Three homes were evacuated following a partial road collapse Tuesday on the 300-block of Gordon Street.

The collapse sent a Kia Soul and a fire hydrant down in the ravine more than 20 feet below.

No one was injured. Police say they believe the collapse was caused by a water main break.
 
Workers brought in tons of rock and materials to rebuild the road down by the ravine

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