Sudbury Police rescue man who fell into a sinkhole in his driveway

Police say a man has been taken to hospital after falling into a sinkhole in his driveway in Sudbury, Ont.
Sudbury Police say a man was rescued from this sinkhole in Garson after falling in. (Supplied/Sudbury Police)

Police say a man has been taken to hospital after falling into a sinkhole in his driveway in Sudbury, Ont.

Police say they responded to a call Wednesday morning at a home in the area of O'Neil Drive and Falconbridge Road in Garson.

They say the 55-year-old man was standing on his driveway when the ground gave out and he fell in.

Police say city crews have stabilized the ground around the sinkhole. (Supplied/Sudbury Police)

Police say from there, the ground shifted and caused him to fall further, crushing him inside the hole.

Officers threw a blanket down which he grabbed and they pulled him to safety. Paramedics also responded and assisted.

Police say the man's injuries aren't known at this time

City crews have stabilized the ground around the hole, police say.

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