In the last few days, a man and two women were swallowed by different sinkholes in the US. The incidents occurred in Wilkes-Barre and Allentown, Pennsylvania as well as a gaping sinkhole in Detroit.

A Pennsylvania woman was gardening in her backyard when a sinkhole appeared under her feet. The pitchfork, she was working with, fell right into the hole. She was hanging by her armpits only. FULL REPORT