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Courier van teeters on the edge of a huge sink hole

  • A courier van has driven into a sinkhole in Melbourne with its end teetering in air 
  • Vehicle fell into hole on Bay Street near Raglan after 6am on Thursday morning 
  • The van’s back tyre was raised more than two feet in the air before being rescued

A courier van has driven in to a large sinkhole in Melbourne with its end teetering in the air.

The vehicle fell into the hole on Bay Street, near Raglan Street, just after 6am on Thursday morning.

The front left side of the van is almost completely submerged in the hole with the back right tyre raised more than two feet in the air.

A courier van has driven in to a large sinkhole in Melbourne with its end teetering in the air

The front left side of the van is almost completely submerged in the whole with the back right tyre raised more than two feet in the air

The front left side of the van is almost completely submerged in the whole with the back right tyre raised more than two feet in the air

A burst water main is believed to be the reason for the sinkhole, with large amounts of water evident in and around the hole.

The Allied Express courier was zoned off with traffic zones as emergency services attended the scene.

It has effected peak-hour westbound traffic heading towards the beaches on Thursday morning.

Detours are in place and drivers are being advised to avoid the area.

It is not believed the courier suffered any serious injuries in the crash. 

A burst water main is believed to be the reason for the sinkhole, with large amounts of water evident in and around the hole

A burst water main is believed to be the reason for the sinkhole, with large amounts of water evident in and around the hole

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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