Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ontario, Canada. May 31st, 2013.

Dryden residents are seeing some traffic disruptions this morning, following a sinkhole forming underneath the underpass. Blake Poole is the manager of public works, and he says they’re working to repair the issue, while addressing some other repairs. “Under the … Continue reading

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West Point, Utah. May 29th, 2013.

A driver got an unpleasant surprise in West Point Wednesday when a “cavernous” sinkhole opened up as the driver’s pickup drove over it. Davis County Sheriff’s Sgt. Susan Poulsen said the 5-feet-wide sinkhole was 8 feet deep, and the only … Continue reading

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Palmer Township, Pennsylvania. May 23rd, 2013.

Would you believe a third time? Two weeks after Northwood Avenue in Palmer Township was shut by a sinkhole, another one opened up Thursday, this time swallowing part of a Lowe’s truck, authorities said. Palmer Township Police Chief Larry Palmer … Continue reading

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Nashville, Tennesee. May 27th, 2013.

Probably not a good place to leave your shopping cart. A grocery store in Donelson is trying to stop a sinkhole from getting bigger. The hole opened up in the parking lot of the Kroger store on McGavock Pike sometime … Continue reading

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Dalkey’s Bullock Harbour, Ireland. May 25th, 2013.

A rare Irish sinkhole. A four-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after the ground opened up and swallowed her at Dalkey’s Bullock harbour. The child was walking with her pregnant mother at the harbour when the sinkhole opened beneath … Continue reading

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Wrenshall, Minnesota. May 25th, 2013.

Members of the Wrenshall Fire and Rescue Squad could hardly believe their eyes when they responded to a call along the Willard Munger State Trail on the evening of May 7 and found a horse swallowed by the ground. Melissa … Continue reading

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Shenzen, China. May 21st, 2013.

Five factory workers were killed when a sinkhole measuring 10 metres in diameter opened outside an industrial park in Shenzhen, the southern Chinese town near Hong Kong. AAP reports that the tragedy occurred when the sinkhole opened outside the Huamao … Continue reading

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