A Mississippi man stated he acquired right into a gap filled with water in his neighborhood to deliver consideration to a rising drawback — and it labored.
Daniel Trussell, 21, posed for an image whereas sitting within the gap on Avondale Road within the Fondren space.
He stated he acquired the thought from a photograph he noticed on the social media website Instagram.
Trussell stated he shared the image as a enjoyable means of bringing consideration to the pothole issues in Jackson.
Metropolis crews drained water from the opening Thursday and found that the issue was brought on by a stopped storm drain and never a break in a sewer line as beforehand thought.
WEBVTT TO THE BODY.NO SIGN OF FOUL PLAY.TODAY THE CITY OF JACKSON IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN WORKING ON FIXING A POT HOLE THAT IS SO BIGA MAN JUMPED IN IT AND SOAKED LIKE IT WAS A JACUZZI.>> HERE’S A BUG RIGHT HERE.YEAH.ALLIE: THAT’S DANIEL TRUSSEL.THE HUGE HOLE IS IN AVONDALE.HIS POT HOLE JACUZZI WENT VIRAL AFTER A PHOTO ENDED UP ON SOCIALMEDIA.HE SAID HE HAD BEEN LOOKING AT THE HOLE FOR AWHILE AND FINALLY DECIDED TO JUST GET IN IT.HE HOPES THE ATTENTION WILL FINALLY GET THAT BIG HOLE FIXED.>> ANYTHING DANGEROUS ABOUT THIS?>> THERE’S BUGS SWIMMING AROUND IN HERE.THERE’S PROBABLY A LITTLE BIT OSEWAGE IN THIS WATER.CARS PASSING BY WONDERING WHAT THE HECK I’M DOING.OTHER THAN THAT, I DON’T SEE A DANGER IN IT AT ALL.ALLIE: WE CONTACTED A CITY OFFICIAL WHO SAYS THE HOLE IS FRO A BREAK IN A SEWER LINE.