Darlington road collapse closes Pearl Street

DARLINGTON, S.C. (WBTW)- Around noon Wednesday, a firetruck triggered a sinkhole on Pearl Street at the Syracuse Street intersection near Subway.

A section of the street has been blocked off along with some of the side streets leading to Pearl Street. Darlington Police say that traffic is being detoured to Washington and Broad Street.

Officers say a sewer line busted and the resulting water collapsed part of the road and they think the road could be open tomorrow.

According to the Darlington Fire Department Facebook page, crews from the DOT and the city are working to get the situation under control and make repairs.

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