Large pothole sends one to hospital, causes chain-reaction accident on Newfoundland highway
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 2:34 -
One person was sent to hospital and more than half a dozen vehicles were damaged after a gaping pothole caused a chain reaction of collisions on a highway in St. John's, N.L.
The incident occurred Friday on Pitts Memorial Drive just west of Ruth Avenue, according to the St. John's Telegram.
One vehicle endued up in a ditch after trying to avoid the slowing traffic.
Three vehicles collided further along the highway.
Officials say a number of motorists reported damage to their tires and rims.
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The Department of Transportation and Works were called shortly after to fill in the pothole.
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With files from The St. John's Telegram