Car falls into sinkhole, traffic rerouted; Police say a watermain appears to have broken in the Far South Side area

November 29, 2013 10:19:01 AM PST
A car has fallen into a sinkhole on Chicago's Far South Side.

The only person in the car was able to get out safely.

Chicago Police said traffic in the area around the 9500 block of South Commercial is being rerouted.

Tom LaPorte with the Water Department says there are two watermain breaks in the area and describes where the car went in as a "complete washout."