Sinkhole closes Pueblo West intersection

Courtesy: Pueblo County Sheriff's Office

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. (KKTV) - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office said an intersection in Pueblo West was closed Friday morning because of a sinkhole.

The sheriff’s office said a van got stuck in the sinkhole around 1:40 a.m. It’s at the intersection of East Marengo Drive and North Boyero Avenue.

The driver was able to get out of the van safely, according to the sheriff’s office. By the time a tow truck arrived to pull the van out, it had sunk down to the frame, deputies said.

PCSO said Pueblo West Metro officials blocked off the intersection until it could be fixed.