Sinkhole Swallows Car in St. Louis

The car was removed by a crane around 9 a.m.

ST. LOUIS - A chaotic scene in downtown St. Louis Thursday morning after a sinkhole swallowed a car.

The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. near the intersection of 6th Street and Locust. The car’s owners were inside a nearby gym when their car went down into the sinkhole. No one was injured.

The car was removed by a crane around 9 a.m.

Photos: Car swallowed by sinkhole in downtown STL

According to a city and traffic inspector, an eight-inch water main had been broken for some time.

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No other details have been released.

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