Wanneroo sink hole due to burst pipe

A lucky escape for the driver. Picture: @drewtrucker550/Twitter
A lucky escape for the driver. Picture: @drewtrucker550/Twitter

A BURST water pipe has been blamed for the sink hole that engulfed the front end of a ute in Wanneroo this morning.

The driver was negotiating a roundabout at the intersection of James Spiers Drive and Loyal Terrace when the ground gave way.

The driver was uninjured, but the Isuzu received minor damage.

Crews working on the sink hole. Picture: Mark Donaldson

A Water Corporation crew has cordoned off the area, which is likely to remain closed for the rest of the day.

A City of Wanneroo engineering team is to liaise with the Water Corporation on the best method of repair.

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