A file image of a sinkhole.
Photo: Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star via Getty Images
Photo: Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Uber driver mistakes sinkhole for puddle, car plunges into muck

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The 6-foot-deep sinkhole was caused by a water main break, KDVR reported.

The Uber driver didn't have any passengers at the time of the accident. He was not injured, but his car is a total loss, authorities said.

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