An entire street collapsed into a massive sinkhole Wednesday, causing terrifying sights and sound that most people have only heard in action movies.
A witness just feet from the dramatic landslide caught the moment the earth gave way on video.
Heavy rains have soaked several states throughout the last 48 hours, causing massive floods in places like Florida and Alabama and leading to at least 37 deaths.
But this Baltimore street proved the rain-soaked ground can be deadly dangerous even without several feet of standing floodwater.
A woman screams in the background of the video as the witnesses watched trees, streetlamps, cars and the entire fence along the road disappear.
A few cars were left dangling on the edge of the concrete after the massive slide occurred.
The downpour Wednesday added to the water levels of streams and rivers already swollen from a tornado-generating system that killed and injured hundreds in the U.S. South over a period of three days. Alabama officials on Thursday estimated damage in the state at close to $6.7 million, according to Reuters.
Several people caught moments of the damage happening, like this car slipping into the hole.
But this is the video that’s really nuts. This Baltimore street makes an incredible sound as it disappears.
(H/T: NBC Washington)
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