Crews close downtown Terre Haute intersection after massive sinkhole develops

That hole has first responders at the intersection of 4th and Ohio Streets.

Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 3:28 PM
Updated: Sep. 12, 2018 6:36 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Road crews have closed a downtown Terre Haute intersection after a massive sinkhole formed.

It happened at 4th and Ohio Streets at just before 3:00 Wednesday afternoon.

Police say they noticed the sinkhole after a firetruck drove through the intersection.

News 10 has learned the sinkhole is about 18 feet deep.

We don't know the actual cause at this time.

Crews have asked that you avoid the area until further notice.

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