Caught on Tape: An Entire Road With Cars Sinks Into the Earth

Roads collapse and a backyard sinkhole in wake of a massive storm.
2:34 | 05/01/14

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Transcript for Caught on Tape: An Entire Road With Cars Sinks Into the Earth
You're about to see what a record breaking rain does after so many people have lived inside a kind of two -- cloud burst. The -- groaning from the water watch now and listen as this road collapses under the weight -- Down so let's get right to ABC's GO Benitez tonight who starts us off again on the big storm and the battering aftermath. Diane take a look at this these streets are just torn up chunks of asphalt are now on people's lawns much of the country -- washed out. Tonight this massive storm delivers the final blow on the northeast. Mudslides on Long Island. Heavy rains collapsing this retaining wall and covering these commuter train tracks. When builders -- that much quarter -- short period of time. It can increase the likelihood of a collapsed. In Baltimore. Officials are testing the ground around this massive sinkhole. To see if it's safe to start digging out the ten cars -- swallowed. It was like somebody came by -- just ripped off the side of the road. As the record breaking water recedes in Pensacola homeowners begin the long process of cleaning up. Oh -- look at us. -- backyards swallowed up into the earth once the tennis court now -- cold. Inside muddy ruins. Attended avoided drowning by climbing on top of the refrigerator. With a life -- says she was on the refrigerator because the water was just rising two. And she she wasn't certain she would outdoors -- right at the Pensacola jail overnight the flooding likely caused a gas explosion. At least two inmates dead nearly a 150 injured including officers. Over three days experts estimate the storm brought 65 tornadoes from Nebraska to North Carolina including a violent EF four in Arkansas. One of the deadliest in decades to -- a flood waters in Florida extreme flooding in ten states. All told 865. Reports of severe weather at least 39 to. And more than a billion dollars in damage and fixing this mess won't be easy we're told they could take weeks even months Diane.

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