Water main break on Upper West Side

Street that buckled due to water main break at W 89th St. and Amsterdam Ave. swallowed this car. (FOX 5 NY)
Street that buckled due to water main break at W 89th St. and Amsterdam Ave. swallowed this car. (FOX 5 NY)

- A water main ruptured below Amsterdam Ave. near West 89th St. on Manhattan's Upper West Side causing major flooding and the street above to buckle.  SkyFoxHD was over the scene Tuesday morning where a BMW SUV had fallen into a large sinkhole.

The water main break occurred at about 9:15 p.m. on Monday and caused flooding with water accumulating up to six feet in some basements.  The broken main was being repaired and the Department of Environmental Protection is investigating.  There were no injuries reported.

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