Associated Press, Published May 12 2013
Bloomington man injured after falling into sinkholeBLOOMINGTON, Minn. — A Bloomington man walking his two dogs was injured after falling into a sinkhole.
According to the Bloomington Police Department, the ground between a manhole cover and the sidewalk gave in at about 8:45 a.m. Sunday, while the 65-year-old man was out walking with his wife and their two dogs.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that the sinkhole was 8 to 9 feet deep.
Police said the man was taken to a local hospital with shoulder and face injuries.
No other ground appeared to be unstable in the area. Police said the cause of the sinkhole is under investigation.