Kern River may be to blame for sinkhole in NW Bakersfield

KEROPublished: July 17, 2017
Published: July 17, 2017

A sinkhole has blocked a lane of traffic along Truxtun Avenue near the Westside Parkway onramp. The sinkhole opened up around 4 p.m. Sunday and crews are still trying to figure out where the water is coming from. Bakersfield City Public Works was notified about the sinkhole by the police department after several vehicles were involved in accidents because of the sinkhole. Nick Fidler, the director of Public Works said five vehicles hit the sinkhole and three of those vehicles had to be towed away.

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