Sinkhole Swallows Up Car in Downtown St. Louis; No Injuries

St. Louis car sinkhole
(Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

A sinkhole has opened up and swallowed a car in downtown St. Louis.

There have been no injuries reported resulting from the sinkhole that appeared shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday.

Aerial TV footage shows the white car on its side in the hole, with water gushing from a below-ground pipe.

The car’s owners told KMOV the media that they were returning from a gym when they found their car in the crater.

It isn’t immediately clear what caused the collapse.

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