Car falls into a sinkhole – level 2

04-12-2014 07:00

A sinkhole opened up on a road in China after a heavy truck passed over the affected area. The collapse of sand under the road’s surface caused this sinkhole.

Cars avoided the sinkhole, but one car’s front wheel ran into it. The driver and the passenger got out of the vehicle in time. A few minutes later, the sinkhole became even bigger and the whole car fell down inside it.

Now, people block this road to repair it.

Difficult words: affected (damaged), collapse (fall), avoid (to keep away from something).

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

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