Water main break causes sinkhole in Newark

Newark officials say the break happened on Leslie

Newark officials say the break happened on Leslie Street in the city’s South Ward. (April 22, 2014 1:11 PM)

Utility crews in Newark are working to repair a water main break that caused a sinkhole in the city’s South Ward.

Officials say the water main break happened on Leslie Street this morning.

“Just as they [utility crews] arrived and were emerging from their truck to investigate, a resident drove a van around the city truck and hit the sinkhole, becoming lodged in the hole,” the city said...

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