– Photos by Bobbie Toner
A Massachusetts Waste System truck was traveling down Newton St. in Somerville when its rear tire fell into a sinkhole. Somerville Fire, Police, DPW and National Grid responded to the scene. Somerville Fire secured the truck and Coady’s Tow Service was able to lift the truck out. Somerville Police shut down Prospect St. and Newton St. to traffic leading to Union Square as city officials assess the damage.