Car falls into sinkhole after water main break on National Western Drive

DENVER – A driver’s vehicle ended up in a sinkhole that followed a water main break on National Western Drive in Denver Tuesday night.

The main break happened sometime around 9:30 p.m., according to Denver Water.

The main that broke was a 12-inch main. It happened in front of the building at 5000 National Western Drive.

Water was shut off around 10 p.m. Crews said they expected it would take around 5 hours to fix the main break. The road is closed in the meantime; the closure could last into the morning rush hour.

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