HOBOKEN -- A sinkhole opened at Eighth Street and Willow Avenue in Hoboken Thursday morning around 3 a.m. and swallowed a small car. Cars on either side were towed, and the widening hole spat mud on Willow Avenue and up Eighth Street. Basements were flooded.
The hole was caused my a water main break.
Police, United Water, and emergency officials were on the scene.
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No people were injured. Various news crews arrived early in the morning, perhaps lured in the wake of a sinkhole in Florida that suddenly swallowed a man earlier this month while he was resting in bed at home.