Large Sinkhole Reported in Bridgeport

Bridgeport Police cruiser
NBC Connecticut

Authorities said there is a very large sinkhole in Bridgeport and people are being asked to avoid the area.

Officials said the sinkhole is being reported in the area of Iranistan Avenue and Beechwood Avenue.

The roads are closed and drivers are being asked to use alternate routes.

Police, fire and public facilities crews are at the scene. Utilities crews have also been notified of the sinkhole, according to officials.

It is unknown what caused the sinkhole. No injuries were reported.

No additional information was immediately available.

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