Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lyman County, South Dakota. June 21st, 2011.

Two die in huge, deadly sinkhole. It doesn’t look like it should be real. But it happened Tuesday morning in Lyman County. Heavy rains triggering a sinkhole which swallowed two vehicles and ended up claiming two lives. All of it … Continue reading

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Morristown, Tennessee. June 20th, 2011.

    Work crews with the Tennessee Department of Transportation continue to investigate what caused a large sinkhole to form on Highway 11E in Morristown.  The department is also working on a repair plan. Water was the cause for the sinkhole, … Continue reading

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Tarpon Springs, Florida. June 19th, 2011.

Sinkhole swarm, Florida, started Thursday June 16th, 2011. Charles Driver is very familiar with the type of crime scene tape that surrounds Ed Dorsett Park in Tarpon Springs. “I’m a retired corrections officer it brings a lot to mind when … Continue reading

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Troy, Pennsylvania. June 14th, 2011.

Sheila Zurn of Gillett had a sinking feeling Tuesday. After moving off South Railroad Street around 12:30 p.m. in Troy to avoid another car “hogging” the street, her vehicle went onto a private parking lot – and into a sinkhole. … Continue reading

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Baden Ontario, Canada. June 14th, 2011.

Police have closed downa section of Snyder’s Road East, after a sinkhole appeared in the roadway Tuesday afternoon. Waterloo Regional Police said the sinkhole, which measures several feet across and about three metres deep, is located near Coachman’s Lane and the … Continue reading

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Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. June 14th, 2011.

A taxi fell into a sinkhole on the Palm Jumeirah yesterday morning that authorities say was caused by a ruptured underground water pipe. The hole, about three metres across and one-and-a-half metres deep, appeared between buildings six and seven in … Continue reading

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Christchurch, New Zealand. June 13th, 2011.

STRONG aftershocks rattled New Zealand’s quake-devastated city of Christchurch again Monday, toppling one of the few buildings still standing downtown and sinking thousands of homes into darkness. Bricks crashed down in the cordoned-off city center, where only workers have tread … Continue reading

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London, Ontario Canada. June 12th 2011.

A stretch of Richmond St. has been closed due to a large sinkhole in the intersection of Richmond and Oxford streets. Richmond St. between Piccadilly and Oxford St. is closed in both directions after a manhole caved in Saturday night. … Continue reading

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Myers Park, North Carolina. June 10th, 2011.

The sinkhole in Myers Park is still causing traffic problems as crews have not been able to fix the problem. Although conditions on Runnymede Lane near Selwyn Avenue have improved, traffic is still down to one lane for each direction of … Continue reading

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Buffalo, New York. June 10th, 2011.

  A local woman found herself stuck in a large sinkhole after stopping at a stop light at a Buffalo intersection Thursday afternoon. The sinkhole suddenly opened up underneath her van at the corner of Hertel and Colvin in North Buffalo. Gina … Continue reading

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