Sinkhole opens up on busy Doncaster road

A sinkhole has opened up on one of Doncaster's busiest roads.

Thursday, 29th September 2016, 3:56 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:20 pm
The sinkhole has opened up on Wheatley Hall Road near the Wheatley Centre. (Photo: Google Maps).
The sinkhole has opened up on Wheatley Hall Road near the Wheatley Centre. (Photo: Google Maps).

Motorists are being warned of delays on Wheatley Hall Road after the road opened up near the Wheatley Centre, the retail shopping park which is situated alongside the dual carriageway.

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Doncaster Council tweeted: "We're currently dealing with a sinkhole on Wheatley Hall Road - traffic is heavy in the area so avoid if you can. #Doncaster."

There are reports of motorists abandoning vehicles and traffic building up in both directions near the shopping park.