Voronezh, Russia. April 27th, 2015.

Wow, I love two things, Russian dash cams, and sinkholes, this is the best of both worlds… I don’t know how this escaped out attention for so long!

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This is the terrifying moment a huge sinkhole suddenly opened in the middle of a busy main road – almost swallowing a cement truck.

Adam Zubarev, 47, narrowly escaped injury after the back end of his truck was engulfed by the hole in the road in the city of Voronezh in western Russia.

The dash cam footage was recorded by Victor Bayshevfell, who was in one of the vehicles following the cement lorry when it fell into the tarmac.

Police spokesman Jaroslav Yefremov said at the time: “The truck which was a ‘Kamaz’ cement mixer vanished into a hole in the ground at the point with the road runs alongside the river outside the Marksimir shopping centre.

“The road has only just been repaired so it’s a mystery as to how this happened.”

Authorities had to leave the truck in the hole for two days while they tested the road structure. The footage was originally uploaded to YouTube in 2014, but has recently resurfaced after being shared on social media and viral video sites.

The one minute and 13 second clip has clocked up more than 1.1 million views.

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Northampton, United Kingdom. April 23rd, 2015

It’s been a busy week in the UK for sinkholes…

northhampton1Work to repair a sinkhole which opened up in Northampton last week should be finished this week.

The hole appeared on Earl Street on Thursday afternoon.

It’s about eight foot wide and fifteen foot deep.

The sewer and damaged water main beneath the surface should be fixed by today, and the Highways agency is looking at refilling and reopening the road by the end of the week.

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Fulham, London, UK. April 23rd, 2015

Could have been a lot worse! But always pay attention to barricades!

A woman has been taken to hospital after falling into a sinkhole which opened up in the pavement outside a London cafe.

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Police and ambulance services were called to North End Road in Fulham at around 8.50am this morning to reports of a “pavement collapse”.

The scene was cordoned off and police confirmed a woman has been injured.

The ambulance service later said the woman, believed to be in her 40s, had been left “shaken” and taken to hospital as a precaution.

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Sidcup, London, United Kingdom. March 22nd, 2015

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A RECYCLING truck/lorry was almost swallowed up by a SINK HOLE as binmen carried out their morning collection.

The stricken rubbish truck was finally removed from its precarious position by workmen at 4pm

The workers were forced to abandon their truck as it teetered on the edge of the massive hole, that is thought to have emerged because of a fresh water leak.Council contractors managed to move the massive vehicle before it fell through the road by laying down a temporary surface of heavy-duty wooden boards. The hole opened while binmen did their rounds in Sidcup, south east London, this morning. Witness Elaine Roles tweeted: “The hole is growing by the minute and the lorry is sinking!”

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Brestovac, Slovenia. March 16th, 2015

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Translated….. The aliens return

in the municipality Brestovac?

Nobody understands what happened, disbelief villagers Gučani, settlements in the area of ​​Brestovac, the eastern part of the Požega Valley glances into the hole that opened yesterday in a pasture above the village, a hundred meters from their cemeteries. When and how to open the hole in the ground width of about 1.5 meters in diameter and a depth of more than three meters – no one knows, but noted the first walkers and immediately informed journalists Voice of Slavonia.

– Locals do not remember that such holes opened in this area, and all of them wonder almost completely symmetrical dimensions, clean-cut, almost ideal circular shape – says Tomo Vrhovac, Gučani resident, who has called and to see a miracle.
Among the locals spread the story that they might re-visited by aliens, who a few years ago rolled over large areas of cereals in regular geometrical shapes in the field Brestovac. How are the neighboring village Ivandol archaeologists discover ancient settlements there last and archaeological excavations, locals are hoping that perhaps at them in terms of what a settlement or a new archaeological site. Basically, a coherent explanation does not, because, as they say, the days there was not some larger and more abundant rainfall in this area, so the reasons for opening of such a large hole poems treats imaginative stories.

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Memphis, Tenessee March 6th, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Frayser woman says she needs help for her 62-year-old mother, whose house is sitting above a sinkhole in her backyard.

Carmen Coleman said she called multiple city departments and got the runaround, so she came to WREG to get some answers.

“We just wanna know what to do, can we get some help, please,” Coleman said.

Coleman said the sinkhole is near her mother’s kitchen. She’s owned the home on Juliet Street for more than 20 years.

The sinkhole, which is filled with water in the backyard, grows each day.

“Today it got even bigger,” Coleman said.

It was Coleman’s brother who first noticed it Thursday.

“You could put at least four people in that hole right now, it’s going to swallow the whole house,” Coleman said.

Immediately Coleman started making phone calls. One was to MLGW, who said call the mayor’s action line or a city councilman.

“I left a message. No one ever called me back,” a frustrated Coleman said.

She tried the mortgage and insurance companies, but still no luck, so she tried WREG.

We reached out to Memphis Public Works and the mayor’s office. A spokesperson at the mayor’s office asked us for information about the case. After taking a look, they said a Memphis Public Works crew would come out to inspect it Monday, but Coleman is still worried.

“Monday might be too late,” she said.

Coleman said children walk by the sinkhole every day on their way to and from school, and she’s worried something might happen.

“Suppose one of them come through here and fall in the sinkhole?” she asked.

Coleman’s mother is now staying at her house because she’s too afraid to be home.

“She can’t sleep in that, she already has a nerve problem, heart problem, machines in the house and to know that your house could sink in at any moment and your city can’t help you? What is she supposed to do?” she said.

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Arroyo Grande, California. January 21st, 2015.

HORSE!!! In a sinkhole!

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Emergency crews struggled for nearly two hours to rescue a horse that fell into a sinkhole in San Luis Obispo County.

The animal was stuck up to its neck in a ten-foot deep hole near Arroyo Grande, Calif. on Tuesday.

About 20 rescue workers were able to pull the horse out without injury.

The horse is expected to recover.

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