Sinkhole swallows car in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A sudden sinkhole has swallowed a car that was in the parking lot of a Pittsburgh-area tanning salon. The owner of the business helped rescue the driver, but the entire car vanished underwater within minutes.

The unidentified driver of the car told TV station KDKA that Im in shock, this is not happening, my car is gone.

The incident happened just after 4 p.m. Tuesday. Emergency crews have shut down southbound portions of McKnight road, a busy area full of malls and other businesses.

The Hollywood Tans business was evacuated, but no injuries were reported.