Updated: July 21, 2021 10:07:14 am
A police constable had a close call when the car he was driving got stuck inside a sinkhole as the road caved in due to incessant rain. Now, a picture of the car, bonnet first inside the sinkhole, is making rounds on the internet.
According to news agency ANI, the incident happened in Delhi’s Dwarka Sector 18. The car was later pulled out with the help of a crane, Delhi Police said. Constable Ashwani who was in the car at the time of the accident managed to escape unhurt.
Pictures and video on Twitter showed the car, a Hyundai i-10 in the sinkhole, bonnet first. The area around the sinkhole was cordoned off with stones as locals gathered around it.
Take a look here:
A car got stuck after a road caved in Dwarka’s Sector 18 due to incessant rain in the National Capital. It was later pulled out with the help of a crane. No injuries reported: Delhi Police#Delhi pic.twitter.com/GRjBfZLEXy
— ANI (@ANI) July 19, 2021
— Kamlesh Kumar Ojha🇮🇳 (@Kamlesh_ojha1) July 19, 2021
#WATCH : A Hyundai i-10 car was swallowed by a large sinkhole opening in Delhi’s Dwarka Sector 18 as the road collapsed due to heavy rain.
— The Voice Of Liberty® (@VOLFdotTV) July 19, 2021
Several incidents of flood and traffic congestions were reported from several parts of the national capital as the rain continued to lash Delhi for the second day in a row on Tuesday. Three people also died in weather-related incidents yesterday. (Follow Weather Updates here)
A similar incident took place back in June when a car was swallowed up by a sinkhole in Mumbai. Pictures and video of a Hyundai Venue car sinking into a caved-in portion of a parking lot on the premises of a Ghatkopar residential society had gone viral on social media.
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