According to a police source, the 4x4 crater in Kilpauk could be a result of underground metro work happening in the area.

Chennai road cave-in scare continues Now massive crater in Kilpauk
news Infrastructure Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 10:04

Weeks after the arterial Anna Salai, another road in Chennai caved in on Saturday. The Taylor's road-EVR junction in Kilpauk saw a massive cave in early morning on Saturday.

The road caved in at 4am, according to a police source, and the Corporation officials have now filled the crater in. 

According to a police source, the 4x4 crater in Kilpauk could be a result of underground metro work happening in the area.

However, when TNM contacted the Chennai Metro officials, they denied Metro Rail works were the cause.

An official of the Metro Water department however said that the area inspectors are inspecting the site and that it is not yet confirmed if it is CMRL or metro water works because of which the cave-in has happened.

On April 9, Anna Salai caved in near the Church Park school, and a bus and a car were stuck in the giant crater for several hours. The cave-in happened due to underground construction work for the Chennai Metro Rail, 

Read: Chennai’s road cave-in: Poor soil quality, metro construction or administration's fault?

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