Sinkhole Sinks Cadillac in Bakersfield

Cadillac stuck in a sinkhole in Bakersfield. The pavement gave-way at 5:30am on Friday Dec 6th.

Not how a sewer superintendent wants to start their day. From the Bakersfield Californian

The top of the sewer pipe failed and dirt and asphalt collapsed into the open line. It just so happened that David Williams’ silver 1996 Cadillac de Ville was taken with it, back end first.

“I came over here and seen my car in the hole. Oh my god,” said Williams, who lives across town and was alerted by his father.

The impact of the falling car shook nearby homes. One resident said she thought it was an earthquake.

Watch the TV news story here.

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