Hole in road caused by water erosion

Hole caused by water erosion Credit: ITV News Central

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue service say 3ft wide hole on a road in Leicestershire was caused after the road was "eroded by water."

Firefighters were called out just after 3.45pm this afternoon to reports of a hole in Southfield Road in Hinckley.

Police will remain at the scene overnight in the interests of public safety. The road will remain closed during rush hour tomorrow.

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3ft hole closes Hinckley road

A road in Leicestershire is likely to remain closed for "some time" due to a 3ft-wide hole that has appeared in the road surface.