POLICE have closed a road in Tarporley after a large sinkhole appeared in the carriageway.

Officers attended the scene in Eaton Lane, between Common Lane and Eaton Road, in the early afternoon on Sunday, March 21.

On arrival, they found the large hole near the middle of the road.

The hole had been marked by wooden stakes and cones.

Motorists were initially advised to avoid the area before police closed the road.

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