Water Leak Caused Scranton Sinkhole

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UPDATE MONDAY: Crews repaired the hole in the road Monday.

SCRANTON — A leak in a water main eroded the ground and caused a sinkhole in Scranton.

Officials said a man was was driving over the intersection of Davis and McCarthy Streets when the road gave away.

According to authorities, the two-and-a-half foot sinkhole is just affecting the intersection and there are no plans to shut down Davis Street.

Officials said they plan to repair the street Sunday in Lackawanna County.scr sinkhole fixed

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