Large Sinkhole Creates Headache For Downey Residents

Large Sinkhole Creates Headache For Downey Residents


INTO A FIREBALL. IT HAPPENED SOUTH OF FIRESTONE BOULEVARD. KRYSTAL CRUZ HAS THE STORY. IT WAS DIFFICULT BECAUSE IT’S FATHER’S DAY AND WE CAN DO A LOT OF STUFF SO WE USED A LOT OF CAMPING SUPPLIES. REPORTER: OVEN COOKED MEALS SQUASHED BY A SINKHOLE THAT SWALLOWED AN SUV SATURDAY NIGHT IN DOWNEY. IT JUST LOOKED REALLY SURREAL. GROUND-LEVEL AND YOU JUST SAW THE HOOD OF THE CAR AND THAT WAS IT. ACCORDING TO THE UTILITY COMPANY, DRIVER HIT AN ELECTRICAL, SHEARED A FIRE HYDRANT AND CAUSED A HUGE WATER MAINLY THAT EVENTUALLY CAVED IN AND TOOK PART OF A DRIVEWAY WITH IT. I CAME OUT HERE AROUND 3:00 A.M. THE CAR WAS STILL SINKING. YOU COULD ONLY SEE ONE WINDOW. NEIGHBORS ARE NOW WATCHING CRUISE WORK ON THE LARGE HOLE. IT’S SOMETHING TO PASS THE TIME SINCE THEY DON’T HAVE TV OR ELECTRICITY. IT’S VERY LONELY BECAUSE WE CANNOT USE OUR TV. WE CANNOT USE OUR CELL PHONE OR OUR LANDLINE TELEPHONE. EVERYTHING IS OFF. SOME PEOPLE BOUGHT BOTTLED WATER AND DROVE TO THE MALL FOR RESTROOMS. OTHERS DID NOT. WE HAVE A SWIMMING FULL SO WE ARE ABLE TO USE THAT WATER FOR ESSENTIAL THINGS. A MEMORABLE FATHER’S DAY JUST

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