Sinkhole

  • US: Sinkhole swallows car in Ohio, driver rescued using a ladder July 4, 2013

    A shocker to the drivers in Ohio. A car went missing due to a giant sinkhole in the road. Officials say a pipe burst could be the reason for the cave in. The 60-year-old-woman, whose car was sucked in by the hole, was rescued using a ladder and was taken...
  • US: 20 feet deep sinkhole swallows man in Florida March 2, 2013

    Florida: In a matter of seconds, the earth opened under Jeff Bush's bedroom and swallowed him up like something out of a horror movie. About the only thing left was the TV cable running down into the hole. Bush, 37, was presumed dead Friday, the victim of a sinkhole - a...
  • Guatemala sinkhole swallows homes February 24, 2007

    Guatemala City, Guatemala: A 100-meter-deep (330-foot-deep) sinkhole killed two teenage siblings and swallowed about a dozen homes, forcing the evacuation of nearly 1,000 people in a crowded Guatemala City neighborhood. Officials blamed recent rains and an underground sewage flow from a ruptured main for opening up the sinkhole on Friday, and...