Sinkhole on Eastchester resident's property gets worse with rain

An Eastchester resident says that the sinkhole that has been in front of her home for the past three months keeps getting worse with bad

THE BRONX - An Eastchester resident says that the sinkhole that has been in front of her home for the past three months keeps getting worse with bad weather. Margaret Shelton, a resident on Tenbroeck Avenue, tells News 12 The Bronx that the sinkhole is over a foot wide and about 3 feet deep. The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), which stopped by earlier today, said that Shelton's broken sewer line is the cause of the sinkhole and that the landlord is responsible for fixing it. DEP workers placed a steel plate over the sinkhole for the time being.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out 1 Word on the Street: Favorite U.S President
Police say Keith Wright was escorted out of 2 Bronx bishop faces assault charge
Surveillance video shows the man placing a $50 3 Man robbed while paying for meal at Burger King
4 12 on Health: Foods that help fight diseases
VIDEO: Interview with manager of Mobil gas station 5 VIDEO: Interview with manager of Mobil gas station

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE