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Silver Springs sinkhole swallows front-end of SUV

A sinkhole along Silver Ridge Close N.W. as seen on Thursday, June 8, 2023. A sinkhole along Silver Ridge Close N.W. as seen on Thursday, June 8, 2023.
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Members of the Calgary Fire Department were called to a sinkhole that opened up in the community of Silver Springs on Thursday.

The sinkhole along Silver Ridge Close N.W. was reported just before 4 p.m. 

Upon arrival, crews found the front-end of a Ford SUV inside the crevasse.

According to a spokesperson for the fire department, the driver of the SUV had to climb out through the back with help from witnesses in order to escape.

A sinkhole along Silver Ridge Close N.W. as seen on Thursday, June 8, 2023.

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