A 3-meter long sinkhole opened in KL and a Myvi was almost swallowed!
source/images: info roadblock JPJ
A Perodua Myvi fell into a sinkhole along Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur last night, 24 November
According to New Straits Times, the incident happened at 11.35pm and the driver has been identified as a 42-year-old woman.
She was driving along Jalan Maharajalela heading towards Jalan Loke Yew near Viva Home, before suddenly falling into a sinkhole, measuring about three square metres wide.
The Myvi fell head-first into the sinkhole, with only one of its back tyres gripping onto the edge of the road
Hang in there!
The driver is reportedly unharmed from the incident
Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Chief Assistant Commissioner Zulkefly Yahya said the case is being investigated under Rule 10 LN166/59 of the Road Traffic Rules 1959, reported Sinar Harian.
Image via Mohd Yusni Ariffin/New Straits Times
Photos and videos of the incident have since gone viral on Facebook
A post uploaded by Info Roadblock JPJ/POLIS has garnered over 1,100 shares and 6,000 reactions in less than a day.
A 38-second video showed a crane was used to pull the Myvi out of the sinkhole.
The Myvi suffered some damage to the front bumper and the skirts.
However, some of the public took this into a meme challenge.