A small truck has been left precariously balancing upright after rolling into a sink hole off Drummond North this afternoon.
Pipeline restorers Interflow had been parking in Duncan Street to carry out routine water pipe maintenance when the back left wheel of their truck fell into a crumbling hole about 1.30pm.
The truck was left teetering, its right-side wheels slightly off the ground.
Traffic management sectioned off the block of houses in Duncan Street from the Drummond Street North corner shortly after the incident.
A Central Highlands Water representative on the scene told The Courier the incident was under control and crews were working to safely pull the truck out of the hole.
He said no-one was injured in the incident.
Police attended the scene.
City of Ballarat Infrastructure and Environment Director Terry Demeo said the area was under control and in the process of repairs on Tuesday.
“There is no sink hole in Drummond Street. An historic timber drain cover has collapsed as a result of the weight of a truck parked on top of it,” Mr Demeo said.
“The City of Ballarat is working towards fixing the drain cover. There is currently no impact to traffic in the area.”