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SINKHOLE SWALLOWS CARS-TOPVO

A SINKHOLE SWALLOWED THREE CARS EARLY TODAY IN A SOUTH CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD.

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE WHITE CAR -- THE GROUND GIVES WAY AND IT TUMBLES INTO THE HOLE.

ONE PERSON HAD TO BE PULLED OUT OF THE CRATER AND WAS TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL TO BE TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES..

THERE WAS HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING IN THE AREA OVERNIGHT -- BUT IT'S NOT CLEAR IF THAT CAUSED THE GROUND TO OPEN UP.

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