SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — A 25-foot-wide sinkhole caused by a burst water main swallowed up two cars late Wednesday night when it opened up just behind Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara officials confirmed Thursday.
City officials said a 12-inch underground pipe burst under a commuter parking lot on Stars and Stripes drive late Wednesday evening. While crews shut off the water feeding the pipe quickly, the damage was clearly done.READ MORE: Theranos Trial: Tears Flow As Elizabeth Holmes Talks Of Fractured Love Affair With Sunny Balwani
A KPIX 5 photographer on scene said two parked cars ended up in the 4-foot-deep hole.READ MORE: Man Charged With 4 Felonies In Danville, San Ramon Robbery Crime Spree
The vehicles have since been removed. City water and sewer crews has spent much of the day on scene doing repairs.MORE NEWS: Travel Surges At Oakland Airport Over Thanksgiving, Reaches 77.5% Of Pre-Pandemic Level
There was no word when repairs to the sinkhole would be completed.