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Sinkhole swallows car in central Toledo

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A large sinkhole that appeared on North Detroit Avenue near the intersection of West Bancroft Street. The incident occurred at 12:15 p.m. The cause of the sinkhole appears to be a water main break, said Police Sgt. Joe Heffernan.

TOLEDO FIRE LEIUTENANT MATTHEW Hertzfeld

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A firefighter helps a woman clime out of a large sinkhole that appeared on North Detroit Avenue near the intersection of West Bancroft Street.

TOLEDO FIRE LEIUTENANT MATTHEW Hertzfeld

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A car sits inside of a large sinkhole on Detroit Avenue.

TOLEDO FIRE LEIUTENANT MATTHEW Hertzfeld

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A Chevy Malibu is pulled from a sinkhole that caved in near an old water main at the corner of Bancroft Street and Detroit Ave.

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A Chevy Malibu is pulled from a sinkhole.

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Works stand next to a sinkhole after retrieving the vehicle that had fallen through.

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A Chevy Malibu rests next to the sinkhole that caved in near an old water main at the corner of Bancroft Street and Detroit Avenue.

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A damaged Chevy Malibu rests next to the sinkhole that caved in near an old water main.

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A large sinkhole that appeared on North Detroit Avenue near the intersection of West Bancroft Street

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A large sinkhole opened up on Detroit Avenue Wednesday swallowing a vehicle and its driver.

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Mayor Mike Bell looks over a large sinkhole that appeared on the street Wednesday. A woman was transported to a local hospital after her car plunged into a sinkhole today on North Detroit Avenu.

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