Massive sinkhole opens up in road, swallows entire Dodge minivan sending it 20 feet into the ground

Mail Online | 7/8/2019 | Maxine Shen For
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A giant sinkhole swallowed a minivan whole in Virginia, sending the car plummeting 20 feet below ground.

Astonished onlookers watched — and recorded video — as a sinkhole opened up on a Dale City, Virginia, street Thursday night.

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Footage of the incident, posted on Facebook by Oscar Galdamez, shows the entire back end of the red Dodge Caravan already disappeared into the sinkhole, while the car appears to be hanging off the edge of the sinkhole, secured only by its front bumper.

'Whoever owns that car is getting a brand new ride,' a woman can be heard saying in the video, just moments before the weight of the car rips the bumper off and the whole vehicle falls into the sinkhole.

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The car wound up crumpled and smashed by concrete and dirt about 20 feet down into the hole, according to WUSA 9.

Fortunately the car had been parked and empty when the sinkhole opened.

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A tow truck pulled the minivan out...
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