KSLA is reporting that a sinkhole has opened up on East Texas Street in Bossier City this afternoon, and it appears to have swallowed a car.

The road collapse happened around 2pm this afternoon on East Texas Street, near Airline Drive. It occurred just before the major intersection between the two roads.

Police and first responders have been on the scene since the the incident occurred, and are asking the public to avoid driving through the area until after they have the location cleared up and secured.

Credit: Krystal McMillian
Credit: Krystal McMillian

No timeline has been given for when the scene is expected to be cleared. The Shreveport Times reports the two occupants of the car were injured and taken to the hospital.

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