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Caught on Video: Shrieking Reporter Flees Massive Sinkhole During Live TV Broadcast

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"Justifiably terrified"

Americans have heard a lot about "roads and bridges" in recent months, primarily in the context of infrastructure spending or how they are somehow responsible for the success of small-business owners.

In Taiwan, it seems, people are talking about "roads and bridges" because the roads are opening up and swallowing people whole.

A reporter was recently on location to explain a deadly sinkhole where a man earlier fell and died of his injuries, when a second sinkhole emerged and justifiably terrified the reporter.

Watch the unbelievable footage, below:

Security cameras also caught the first sinkhole appearing, catching a man completely by surprise as the ground collapsed from under his feet.

According to reports, the sinkholes are likely caused by the recent torrential rains, which are weakening the integrity of the ground beneath the roads.  At least five have died because of the rain.

Here is footage of the first sinkhole:

Last week, far-left Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren released a campaign ad urging the United States to follow Asia's lead on infrastructure spending, saying our competitors are "building the future."

Though she certainly could not have predicted last week's events, it's a pretty safe bet that most Americans don't envision a future where the potholes are so large one could use a bridge to cross them.

One commenter asked: "What is this road made from?  Plaster and cardboard?"

This post has been updated.

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