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Sinkhole opens up and swallows car as Storm Christoph batters Manchester

1 month ago   |   By Metro

A residential street buckled and a sinkhole opened up
A car fell into a huge sinkhole caused by Storm Christoph's torrential rain and thick snow.
The hole was around four metres wide and opened up on a residential street last night after the road apparently buckled.
Since then authorities have removed the car and cordoned off the road in Gorton, Manchester , with emergency services staying at the scene.
Police spoke with nearby residents and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue helped with pulling the vehicle out. It is unknown whether anyone was injured.
Surveyors were also on the scene...
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Storm Christoph chaos as car 'swallowed' by huge sinkhole on street

Storm Christoph chaos as car 'swallowed' by huge sinkhole on street

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The residential street in Gorton, Manchester, appeared to have buckled, leaving a huge crater of about four square metres - emergency services attended the scene
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