Person injured after falling into 20-foot sink hole in Petersburg

The Tri-Cities

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The Petersburg Fire Department rescued someone from a 20-foot sink hole on East Bank Street Monday afternoon.

The fire department shared information about the rescue on Facebook.

Fire firefighters and medics were called to the scene. The person who fell in the hole was in need of treatment and was successfully removed from the hole.

Photos of the sink hole show that the area was rocky and partially underwater.

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