Car In Hole After Water Main Bursts in W13

Flooding on St Stephen's Road


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A burst water main on St Stephen's Road at the junction with Sherborne Gardens in W13 has caused problems this morning - including for one unsuspecting car driver who ended up stuck in a hole.

Car In Hole After Water Main Bursts in W13

Picture courtesy of Steve Newbold on twitter

It's not believed anyone has been hurt.

Thames Water say the flood has been caused by a burst on a nine-inch water pipe and add:
''We are now waiting on a full team to arrive to start the repair. One side of the road is closed off.''

Rory Cellan-Jones (@ruskin147) alerted Thames Water this morning:

Shortly afterwards @stevemnewbold posted : 'Situation just got now gone down hole!''


22nd April 2015