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Wednesday 18 January 2017

Sinkhole forces closure of California street

Published 12/04/2016 | 13:36

The sinkhole in Madera (Madera Police Facebook/PA)
The sinkhole in Madera (Madera Police Facebook/PA)

Residents of a California town have had to find a diversion after a sinkhole alomst 20 foot deep opened up in the middle of a road.

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Police in Madera said a large portion of Schnoor Avenue had collapsed, leaving a hole 12ft by 15ft wide, and about 15 to 20ft deep.

A spokesman said the exact cause was unknown, but ti was thought recent rains could be to blame.

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