Sinkhole opens up on Chinese road seconds after scooter drives past

A sinkhole opened up on a road after a scooter drove past due to a water leak in northern China.

The CCTV video, filmed in the city of Yuanping in Shanxi Province on October 25, shows the road suddenly collapsing just after a scooter drove past above it.

A man walking a dog spotted the incident and fled quickly.

According to reports, the road collapse was caused by a water leak from a sewer pipe. The sinkhole has been filled in.

The video was provided by local media with permission.

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Tags: WTF, sinkhole opens up, scooter driver narrow escape

Location: China