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Photos: Spectacular NJ Sinkhole Devours Car, Forces Evacuation

It's been a long, long winter, and now that the roads are done hibernating, they are HUNGRY.

Four homes have been evacuated in South Amboy, NJ after a huge sinkhole opened up on Gordon Street. From NJ.com:

First-responders came at about 6:20 this morning and found the end of Gordon Street cratered.

"It's getting bigger as we speak," said Chief Michael Geraltowski of the South Amboy Fire Department...

Dawn Matthews, who lives nearby, said that a man who lives in a home on Gordon Street arrived this morning to find his son's car missing, and called police because he assumed it had been stolen. When police arrived, they found the sinkhole, and the car sitting at the bottom.

Luckily no one has been injured. It's believed that a water main break caused the road to sink.

Drivers are being told to avoid the area, which is probably sound advice for everyone.

Sinkhole washout South Amboy & I'm told if 2 days earlier, would have been deadly. Live noon, 5 #nbc4ny

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