UNION CITY (CBS SF) — A major Union City intersection was closed Wednesday afternoon because of a sinkhole, police said.

The sinkhole at Alvarado Boulevard and New Haven Street was reported just before 2 p.m. The intersection was closed because of the sinkhole, disrupting traffic in the area, according to police.

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Officials with nearby Alvarado Middle School said no students at the school were affected.

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