Chicago sinkhole: Man hospitalised after cars swallowed
18 April 2013 Last updated at 18:47 BST
A driver has been hospitalised after a huge sinkhole opened up in the middle of the street, swallowing three cars.
The road in Chicago buckled following heavy overnight rain and flooding - which also led to more than 300 flights being cancelled and hundreds of schools closed.
Lucy Hockings reports.