Enormous sink hole swallows 2 cars, one fire truck in El Paso County

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — A giant sinkhole swallowed two vehicles and a fire truck near Hanover, El Paso County officials said.

It happened on Old Pueblo Road near Birdsall Road, prompting a road closure that remained in effect Tuesday afternoon.

Two Hanover firefighters and one civilian driver were seriously injured. Officials said road crews are assessing the damage before cleanup.

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