A large sinkhole opened in a major avenue crossing in downtown Ruijin, southeast China’s Jiangxi Province on May 22, 2016, swallowing four cars and a tree.
The hole is 3 meters deep (9.8 feet) and 30 meters (98.4 feet) wide. Nobody was hurt, and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the sinkhole.
Firefighters were forced to use a crane to retrieve the cars.
Video courtesy CCTV
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