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Watch: Sinkhole swallows huge part of soccer field in Alton, Illinois

No one was injured when a 100-foot-wide sinkhole swallowed bleachers, a light pole and a large part of a soccer field in Alton, Illinois.

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Sinkhole swallows 2 cars in El Paso, Texas

Sinkhole displaces 20 residents in Central El Paso
Sinkhole displaces 20 residents in Central El Paso
A sinkhole displaced close to 20 residents early Wednesday morning, June 12 in Central El Paso, according to the El Paso Fire Department.

The Fire Department says they responded to a water main break at the 3700 block of Tularosa Avenue at around 11 p.m. Tuesday, June 12.

At around midnight, residents were being evacuated from the area. No injuries have been reported.

Sun Metro is assisting families with transportation. Red Cross also assisted at the scene, according to the Fire Department.

KTSM spoke with a spokesperson with El Paso Water who said the water main break is 24 inches, and the sinkhole has swallowed two cars.

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Trailer swallowed by sinkhole in Madera, California

A sinkhole opened in the roadway in Madera on Monday, causing a trailer of fertilizer to fall into the hole, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A truck driver suffered minor injuries in the crash about 10:25 a.m. on Avenue 13 west of Granada Drive, and the street was expected to be closed for weeks as piping below ground was damaged, according to the CHP and city officials.

The city of Madera also asked its residents to reduce water use to aid workers trying to fix the pipe, which does not carry drinking water, officials said on social media.

"This is NOT a drinking water issue; drinking water remains safe and unaffected," the city said on the Madera police Facebook page. "However, to assist in the repair efforts and prevent further complications, which could result in sewage backup, we ask that you please refrain from non-essential water use."

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Truck falls into sinkhole in Fairlawn, Ohio

A service truck fell into a sinkhole in Fairlawn.

The sinkhole was found in the area of North Miller Road and Sand Run Parkway and the streets are closed while crews investigate.

The driver of the Fairlawn Public's Work truck had to climb out of the truck himself and pull himself to safety.

Crews were able to pull the truck out of the sinkhole and tow it away.

Akron Water is also at the scene due to a water main break in the area.

It is unknown what caused the sinkhole to form.

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Massive sinkhole opens up on road in Uryupinsk, Russia on May 21

An inattentive driver almost took a plunge after getting too close to a massive sinkhole in Uryupinsk, Russia, on May 21. Even warning barricades weren't enough to stop the driver from hitting the intersection chasm.

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Sinkhole swallows 2 cars in Las Cruces, New Mexico

A large sinkhole on the 1700 block of Regal Ridge Street
© LAS CRUCES POLICE DEPARTMENTA large sinkhole on the 1700 block of Regal Ridge Street swallowed two vehicles and forced the temporary evacuation of occupants from three homes Monday evening.
A large sinkhole in the front yard of a Las Cruces home swallowed two vehicles and forced the temporary evacuation of occupants from three homes Monday evening. About 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 6, Las Cruces firefighters were dispatched to the report of a sinkhole on the 1700 block of Regal Ridge Street.

Fire crews arrived to find a large sinkhole measuring approximately 30-feet wide and 30-feet deep. The sinkhole engulfed two vehicles that were parked in the driveway.

Firefighters reported the mass depression was still settling when they arrived on scene. No injuries were reported.

"I didn't feel or hear anything, but my parents did," said Dorothy Wyckoff, who lives across the street from the affected homes. "They said there was a loud rumbling and thought nothing of it. They didn't realize anything happened until I told them.

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30-foot deep sinkhole opens up in Dallas County, Texas

deep sinkhole opens up in Dallas County
Deep sinkhole opens up in Dallas County
Dallas County Sheriff's Traffic Deputies have been called to a massive sinkhole in the southern part of the county.

The department responded to a traffic hazard call on Malloy Bridge Road, about a half mile east of I-45.

Crews said a 10-foot portion of the road had fallen, leaving a massive hole in the ground.

The Sheriff's Office says the hole is 30-feet deep.

SKY 4 spotted another hole off the side of the road nearby.

Crews are currently in the area and blocked off.

There is a detour in the area.

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Huge sinkhole causes closure of Illinois 185 southeast of Hillsboro

50-foot-wide sinkhole at Deer Run Mine.
© Larry Schraut50-foot-wide sinkhole at Deer Run Mine.
Illinois 185 southeast of Hillsboro is closed due to the formation of a 50-foot-wide sinkhole at Deer Run Mine.

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Illinois 185 between Hillsboro and Coffeen is closed due to the sinkhole in a farmer's field adjacent to the road.

The sinkhole is located southeast of the John A. Graham Correctional Center.

This mine has had a long series of problems including underground fires, mine roof collapses, and the ongoing longwall mining sinking of land unevenly over what will be thousands of acres of really good farmland.

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Motorcyclist and child fall into road sinkhole in Nonthaburi, Thailand

A dramatic road collapse under the Rama IV Bridge in Pak Kret, Nonthaburi, sent a motorcyclist and a child tumbling into a sinkhole hole, prompting swift rescue efforts by locals. The incident, which occurred at 11.20am, severely disrupted traffic and led to an immediate closure of the affected area.

A video capturing the heart-stopping moment when a section of the road in front of Wat Bor suddenly gave way has gone viral, thanks to a post by FM91 Trafficpro. The footage shows vehicles navigating the stretch when, without warning, the road collapses, forming a large, deep pit.

A pickup truck narrowly avoids disaster, stopping just in time, but a motorcycle carrying a young man and a child is less fortunate, plunging into the chasm. Onlookers rush to the scene, pulling the pair to safety.

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Doctor gets swallowed up by huge sinkhole in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil

A doctor was injured when he was swallowed up by a sinkhole as he walked down the street.

CCTV footage shows how the wide crater suddenly opened up beneath the man as he strolled down the pavement.

As he dropped into the deep hole, part of the adjoining wall toppled sideways, showering him with rubble.

The victim - an orthopaedic doctor - suffered a broken leg.

Good Samaritans nearby ran over to help the stricken man on yesterday (1 Apr) morning, as reported on Need To Know.