Car falls into a sinkhole – level 1

04-12-2014 07:00

This news is from China. An accident happens on a road. The road has to have sand under it. This sand is gone.

A heavy truck goes on this road. A part of the road falls in. There is a space in the road. A space like this is called a sinkhole. Cars see the sinkhole. They drive around it.

However, one car drives too close to it. One of its wheels is not on the road. It is above the hole. It is in the air. There are two people in the car. They get out of it. A few minutes later, the sinkhole gets bigger. The car falls down inside it.

Difficult words: truck (a big car for moving things), wheel (a thing which is shaped like a circle; cars have four wheels).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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