Water main break causes sinkhole in Grandville

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GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — Crews had to pull out a SUV from a sinkhole in Grandville Monday morning.

The incident happened around 4:45 a.m. on Blackhawk Drive between Wilson and Mohawk Avenue SW.

When police arrived, the front end of the SUV was stuck inside the 6-foot sinkhole. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and was not injured.

Police say a water main break caused the sinkhole.

The City of Grandville Public Works Department arrived on scene around 6:30 a.m. to begin repairs.

Crews said the sinkhole is expected to be filled by noon on Monday.

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