Sinkhole Swallows SUV, Closes Street on Long Island

The sinkhole in Smithtown was reported Tuesday morning by the driver of an SUV whose car got stuck in it

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013  |  Updated 10:45 AM EDT
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Sinkhole Swallows SUV, Closes Street on Long Island

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A large sinkhole swallowed up an SUV and closed down a road on Long Island.
 
Suffolk County police say the sinkhole in Smithtown was reported Tuesday morning by the driver of the SUV whose car got stuck in it.

Authorities said there was a water main break at around 4:30 a.m. that caused the ground to open up at the intersection of Mount Pleasant Road and Cambridge Drive.

Mount Pleasant Road was closed between Daisy Lane and Cambridge Drive.
 
No injuries have been reported.

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