On Seventh Street, between Brannan and Townsend, a big rig fell victim to the open mouth of a hungry sinkhole, which partially swallowed the vehicle during the morning commute.
“The San Francisco Fire Department estimates the size of the sinkhole at five feet by 14 feet,” repots Patch, adding, “A tow truck has arrived at the scene to pull the truck out of the sinkhole.”
The truck was carrying bags of cement, as well as two bulldozers. Heavy stuff, indeed.
“The truck driver had just pulled up and was about to park when the pavement gave out and the truck shifted on its side, causing the sidewalk to break and give give way,” notes SFGate.
No injuries have been reported. The truck should be removed my 10 a.m.
Here are some scenes of the truck in dismay.
Oops. A San Francisco sinkhole (7th & Townsend). @hollyquanKCBS photo pic.twitter.com/PFqEiySgBx— Stan Bunger (@BungerKCBS) May 5, 2017
Sinkhole on 7th b/w Brannon and Townsend. #ABC7now pic.twitter.com/OirIZmxgVs— Jenny Cain (@jennymcain) May 5, 2017
Breaking-massive sinkhole in San Francisco at 7th and Townsend. I'll be live in a few mins @kron4news pic.twitter.com/MbSEzTmRu2— Will Tran (@KRON4WTran) May 5, 2017
San Francisco Sinkhole: Truck Partially Swallowed (Photos) [Patch]
Sinkhole in SF’s SoMa swallows truck, causes traffic delays [SFGate]