Broken pipe causes ground collapse near Hwy 46 in Dickson

Broken pipe causes ground collapse near Hwy 46 in Dickson

Forrest Sanders | WSMV TV

The ground opened up near Highway 46 in Dickson Tuesday morning, taking two cars from an auto dealer with it. Dickson officials said a broken pipe 25 below the surface is to blame for the problem. The owner of Coltrane Auto Sales declined to appear on camera but told News 4 they’ve talked to the city and state about the growing problem since July.

The owner said they don’t know what this will do for business. One of the two cars lost was supposed to go home with someone Tuesday, but the water levels got high enough, the owner said nothing could be done to save the vehicle. The owner also worried how he’ll continue business when much of the lot is taken for repairs to the collapse…(Read the full story)

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