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Sinkhole Swallows Car Outside Pittsburgh Tanning Salon

Image: A man looking at a car as it falls into a sinkhole on McKnight Road in Ross Township of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
A man looks at a car as it falls into a sinkhole in Ross Township in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on August 12, 2014. Roxanne Oglesby / Reuters

A woman was hospitalized on Tuesday after her car fell into a sinkhole that opened up in the parking lot of a tanning salon, officials said.

News footage showed the sinkhole in Ross Township, Pittsburgh, was about three times the width of a car and filled with water. The driver, who was backing out of a parking space when her car sank, escaped through a window before the vehicle submerged. She was listed in good condition at an area hospital, according to WPXI television.

— Reuters