MUST-SEE: Huge Sinkhole Swallows 55,000-Pound Tractor Trailer in GA
An 18-wheel truck weighing approximately 55,000 pounds collapsed into a sinkhole Tuesday morning in Hall County, Ga.
The Badger Hydrovac truck was carrying 1,600 gallons of water, which along with the truck's fuel was pumped out to make it lighter to remove, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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Hall County fire officials said no injuries have been reported.
Police said all utility companies have been notified and the road will remain closed until the sinkhole, which is said to be eight to 10 feet deep, is cleared.
A look down into sink hole that swallowed 55,000 lb truck. Pumping fuel and water tanks out now to make it lighter pic.twitter.com/eQENlKa9T4
— Steve Gehlbach (@SteveGWSB) January 17, 2017