Massive sinkhole opens on Mallard Creek Road

- A portion of Mallard Creek Road has been swept away after thunderstorms hammered the Charlotte area overnight Monday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have shut down Mallard Creek Road near Johnston-Oehler Road due to a 20-foot gaping hole in the roadway.

Officers told FOX 46 Charlotte they noticed the missing roadway after an Amazon truck driver was injured after driving over it. The driver was taken to the hospital but expected to be okay.

Mallard Creek Road is closed as crews from NCDOT assess the damage.

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