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Sinkhole nearly swallows truck in Regina

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A vehicle was partially hung up on a sinkhole in Regina’s Coronation Park neighbourhood on Canada Day, according to police.

Officers were called to the intersection of Avonhurst Drive and Elphinstone Street at roughly 2:50 p.m.

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The vehicle was towed to safety without any injury to the driver or members of the public, police said.

A vehicle, which was partially hung up on a sinkhole in Regina, was towed to safety on July 1, 2019.
A vehicle, which was partially hung up on a sinkhole in Regina, was towed to safety on July 1, 2019. Angy J. Cossette / Supplied

Motorists and pedestrians are asked to choose another route until the roadway at Avonhurst and Elphinstone is repaired.

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Regina police are also asking people to avoid the following intersections, as they will be closed until the sinkhole is fixed:

  • Sherwood Drive and Argyle Street
  • Elphinstone Street and Patricia Ave
  • Sherwood Drive and Garnet Street

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