Two cars damaged by massive 12 foot wide, 10 foot long, 5 inch deep pothole

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two cars were damaged by a large pothole within the time span of less than two hours overnight.

The accidents happened in the in the 300 block of N. Linwood Ave.

The first incident happened at 9:36 p.m. A woman was driving her 2004 Pontiac in the south bound lane when she hit the hole. Both of her airbags deployed at that time and broke her windshield. Damage was also done to her undercarriage, and her car had to be towed from the scene.

Less than two hours later at 11:17 p.m., another woman was driving south bound on N. Linwood Ave. when she also hit the hole. It caused damage to the driver’s side front of her 2003 Kia.

At the time of these accidents there were no warning signs or barricades around the pothole. The Department of Public Works was advised after both incidents to place cones in the area.