VIDEO: Sinkhole on New York City street swallows man’s leg

August 31, 2017, 2:25 pm EST | Share:

WASHINGTON (SBG-TV) — The Fire Department of New York had to rescue a man after his leg became stuck in a sinkhole in the middle of a crosswalk in the New York City neighborhood of Brooklyn Tuesday.

Footage posted to social media shows the individual submerged in the street up to his hip.

After freeing the man, first responders brought him to Woodhull Hospital with minor trauma to his leg, The New York Daily News reported.