Thursday, April 18, 2013

Sinkhole Swallows Three Vehicles In Chicago

Photo courtesy of WGN-TV

One man reported injured as his vehicle slides into sinkhole in Chicago.

By H. Nelson Goodson
April 18, 2013

Chicago, IL - On Thursday, WGN-TV reported that an enormous sinkhole swallowed three vehicles, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The sinkhole was reported around 5:15 a.m. at the 9600 block of S. Houston in the Jeffrey Manor (South Deering) neighborhood when two vehicles fell into the hole.
Another driver of a vehicle unaware of the sinkhole apparently also fell into it. He was reported seriously injured and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is listed in critical condition, according to Chicago Fire Department.
Serious flooding conditions from the rainy weather conditions attributed to the sinkhole.

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