HINTON, WV (WVNS) — A sinkhole has opened in the City of Hinton.

59News is on scene of a sinkhole opening just outside of the Hinton Police Department. Crews have blocked off the site of the sinkhole.

Traffic is being directed around the sinkhole to assure drivers can safely travel through the area.

Stick with 59News while we continue to provide updates on the sinkhole.