City Bus Hits Sinkhole in Columbia, 7 Injured

CPD says there are reports of injuries to passengers.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Seven people were injured a city bus hit a sinkhole Tuesday morning in Columbia.

The incident happened around 10:45 a.m. in the 3200 block of Lucious Road, which is several blocks over from River Drive. 

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says 19 people were aboard the bus, and that seven of them had to be transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Troopers say the road gave way due to a water main break. Traffic cones have been placed around the sinkhole, and traffic is being routed around it. 

The intersection where Lucious meets Marlboro Street will be closed until repairs are made. 

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