Sinkhole opens up in Oxford

A sinkhole has opened up in Oxford and police have been called as the hole in the busy road could widen during the day.

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Police close road as sinkhole appears

A sinkhole that has appeared in Oxford is causing chaos amid fears it could double in size.

Police have closed Walton Street as they look into how it appeared and whether it will expand.

The road surrounding the sinkhole has been closed for safety Credit: Cowboy Mod

Traffic is also expected to face delays as a result of the closure. Stagecoach buses have said diversions have been put in place for the time being.

Police have secured the road near Richmond Road Credit: Cowboy Mod
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