Sinkhole Swallows Corvettes At Car Museum

Eight cars swallowed by 40-foot hole

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National Corvette Museum / AP

A sinkhole opened up beneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., on Wednesday, swallowing eight classic cars.

The 40-foot hole opened up overnight, CNN reports, engulfing six Corvettes on loan to the museum from private donors, and two on loan from General Motors.

A spokesman for the museum said the cost of the damaged cars would be “substantial.”

The museum later added this drone footage of the damage to its YouTube page: