Those prone to paranoia, who suffer from visions of sidewalks opening up and swallowing them whole, might want to skip this story.
Yet another sinkhole incident has made splashing headlines, this time involving a car in Toledo, Ohio. A gaping sinkhole pulled an unsuspecting driver and her car about 10 feet underground on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.
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The news wire reported the woman, Pamela Knox, needed a ladder to clamber out of the hole and authorities had to pull the car out using a crane.
Knox went to the hospital as a precaution but she didn't seem seriously injured, according to the news wire. Police said the hole might have opened as a result of a water main breaking.
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