Missouri man's sinking feeling after road swallows car

Jordan Westerberg's Toyota Camry was swallowed by a sinkhole in St. Louis Thursday morning.

Westerberg and his fiancee were working out at the YMCA and returned to find their car in a sinkhole.

"We knew we parked behind a black Audi and my initial thought was that they towed the car to do some street work, but when we came closer our car was in the hole, you know fifteen feet down," Westerberg said.

The reason for the collapse is still unknown, but Westerberg says there was very little blacktop which may have been a factor.

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A St. Louis police officer looks over a large hole in 6th Street on Thursday, June 29, 2017, that swallowed a Toyota Camry between Olive and Locust Streets. A water main was damaged. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS via Getty Images)
A Toyota Camry lay swallowed in a large hole in 6th Street on Thursday, June 29, 2017, between Olive and Locust Streets after a sinkhole opened up and a water main was damaged. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS via Getty Images)
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