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Motorcyclist in Georgia was swallowed by a sinkhole

A motorcyclist in Augusta, Georgia was riding behind a strip mall when he plunged into a gigantic sinkhole that opened up in the road.  Witnesses said that by the time he saw it, it was too late to react.  Firefighters had to hoist the man and his bike out of the hole.  The driver didn't sustain any serious injury.

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Motorcyclist swallowed by sinkhole evades serious injury

Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Georgia said they hoisted a biker and his motorcycle out of a large sinkhole that opened in a road behind a strip of stores. Witnesses said the man was riding on the road behind the Augusta Exchange shopping center when he and his bike plunged into the massive sinkhole on Wednesday.