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How did he not see that!? Scooter rider plunges into huge sinkhole

2017-08-22 09:45

Image: CNN/Twitter

  Video

Watch the moment good samaritans save two people trapped in a family car, from being swallowed by a sink hole, after a large section of road collapsed in Peru.

China  - CCTV footage captures the moment a scooter rider plunges into a huge sinkhole moments are it opened up. The riders was reportedly checking his phone before the crash...

Completely unaware

Given the size of the sinkhole, it would have been easy to spot, further adding to the theory that the man had been distracted by his phone.

Its said that the street hole measured five meters across, eight meters long and two meters deep.

No injuries, receiving help

According to media reports, the man suffered no serious injuries after witnesses rushed to his aid following his plunge into the hole.

The Mirror reported a van driver offered the man a ride to the hospital while two Samaritans cordoned off the hole to prevent further accidents.

CNN took to their Twitter handle and posted the video, reporting that the cause of the cave in is under investigation, while the clip shows what the site looked like the day after.

See the incident below:

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