Sinkhole swallows car on driveway

Sun 2 Feb, 2014



Firefighters were called to a sinkhole (30ft deep, 15ft diameter) which swallowed a parked car in the driveway of a house in Main Road, Walter's Ash. One appliance and crew from High Wycombe (call sign FJC 41P2) attended, along with Station Manager Doug Gruchy. Firefighters placed a cordon around it and gave safety advice. The incident was handed over to Building Control at Wycombe District Council. Firefighters were at the scene for about an hour.