Police officer injured after hitting gigantic sinkhole

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Kenosha Police Department

Kenosha Police Department

KENOSHA (WITI) — A police officer was responding to a call on Saturday evening, April 19th when her squad car hit a 7-foot-wide, 18-inch-deep sinkhole.

Kenosha Police told FOX6 News the officer encountered the sinkhole near 23rd Ave. and 56th St.

According to police, the officer suffered a slight abrasion to her head, but was treated and released from a local hospital.

Police say the car wasn’t heavily damaged.

6 comments

  • Neal

    you think you are surfing along then comes aex zedo and pulls the bottom right out from under you bumpity bump ociffer

  • Jim

    Sad thing is if this happened to someone else this officer probably would have found a way to ticket them. Yes most drivers in southeast WI and throughout the state have sustained damage to their vehicles or have also probably gotten injuries from these sinkholes aka potholes. Only the unfortunate officer who got a small scratch on her head who (rumor has it) also wasn’t wearing her seatbelt makes the news. Find some real news to report on.

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