Sinkhole opens up in Plymouth street

The hole in the ground appeared on West Hoe Road on Thursday 25 April. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

A 4ft sinkhole has opened up on a road in Plymouth near the Hoe.

West Hoe Road remains closed after a 3ft x 4ft hole in the ground opened up near the junction with Walker Terrace on Thursday 25 April.

Engineers from are investigating reports a sewer collapsed Credit: ITV West Country

South West Water have a team of engineers on site to investigate what's happened.

Plymouth City Buses are currently being diverted towards Millbay until further notice but the road's still open to pedestrians.

Credit: ITV West Country

Traffic site Inrix says repairs are being carried out to make the road safe again and it's unclear when it'll reopen.