Lakeland, Florida – The Polk County Sheriffs Office was dispatched around 6pm tonight to the area of Combee Rd. & Jungle St. in Lakeland. According to initial reports a possible sinkhole opened up in the roadway.
Scott Wilder, Public Information Officer. with the Polk County Sheriffs Office has confirmed that hole of some kind has opened in the roadway. They currently have the roadway completely closed. County road maintenance was enroute to the scene. Initially the hole looks to be the size of a basketball, but inside the hole looks to be bigger. Remember it is in the middle of the roadway under tar.
We will update as soon as more information is available.