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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Saturday February 2nd, 2019 :: 08:10 p.m. PST

Alert

Yerba Buena Road IMPASSABLE north of Yellow Hill due to large sinkhole. Avoid area

A large sinkhole developed this afternoon on Yerba Buena Road north of Yellow Hill, swallowing an excavator along with its operator. The operator was safely rescued, but the excavator and the sinkhole remain. The road is IMPASSABLE, and the duration of the closure is not known. 

Instructions:

No bypass instructions at this time

Address/Location
Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security
Event:
Police Activity

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