Following the storms in the Bay Area, a neighborhood in Daly City is dealing with yet another lasting damage.
This, as a truck, fell into a sinkhole, leaving people near Belcrest Avenue and Westline Drive in shock.
“I was moving the car for street cleaning, and a gentleman was driving up and he stopped for a second and the truck went in,” Carlos Palma, who witnessed the incident, said. He said he first called 911.
“The police department and fire department were here very quickly.”
According to him, there were no unusual happenings in the road before the truck passed over it.
The Daly City streets division shared an off-camera conversation with KRON4 as they moved to cover the sinkhole.
The collapse could have been triggered by a break on a storm line under the street, which they believe was caused by the storm on Sunday.
Among the residents in the neighborhood is Kiersten Blair, who aired her safety concerns when she drove up the hill following the incident.
“Normally I’m able to park right in front of my house, I’m a few houses up. This just kinda deterred me from doing that.”
Street crew personnel deployed on the hole said they hope to begin fixing it in the next few days.
Last March 24, a sinkhole also shook a neighborhood in South Los Angeles. It opened following the main break triggered flooding on many streets, KRON4 reported.
The 8-inch pipe, which was said to have been installed for more than 50 years already, was reported to have been broken early morning on that day. The break was near Budlong Avenue and 69th Street.