It was discovered around 10:30 a.m. on Riverside Drive near its intersection with 97th Street on the Upper West Side.
Video was posted to the Citizen app and City Councilman Mark Levine posted a photo to Twitter.
Two cars have partially fallen into a sinkhole on Riverside Dr. at W. 97th St.— Mark D. Levine (@MarkLevineNYC) July 11, 2021
Emergency crews are on scene. No injuries thankfully.
But this yet another reminder: NYC simply must invest more in upgrading our outdated infrastructure. pic.twitter.com/gPSIEQS7gy
He said that emergency crews were on the scene and no one was injured.
He said the incident highlights the fact that New York City needs to upgrade its infrastructure.
Earlier this week, videos of water pouring into subway stations and people wading through waist-deep water also raised questions about the city's dated infrastructure.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection and other utilities are investigating the sinkhole.
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