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Driver in good condition after car swallowed by sinkhole

The driver, who fell into that massive sinkhole on the Southeast Side, has been upgraded to good condition at the hospital.

Witnesses say the man was trying to avoid the sinkhole, when the pavement gave way and his car fell in.

The sinkhole quickly grew from 20-feet to about 40-feet.

Witnesses say two cars slid in at first, and then a third as the hole widened.

Officials say the hole was caused by a water main that gave out and breached the sewer below.

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5 Comments to “Driver in good condition after car swallowed by sinkhole”

    I.C. Idiots said:
    April 19, 2013 at 10:31 AM

    Looks like it's swallowed more cars. How dumb are people?

      Mindless Agreement said:
      April 19, 2013 at 1:46 PM

      Yeah, they're dumb!

        Truth Seeker said:
        April 19, 2013 at 1:59 PM

        @ I.C. Idiots and Mindless Agreement……..you both are insensitive, and the epitamy of dumb……. maybe next time it will be you……

      Brad said:
      April 19, 2013 at 1:55 PM

      does car insurance cover sinkholes?

      David said:
      April 19, 2013 at 5:06 PM

      A couple of the cars were unoccupied parked cars.

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