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Hole swallows car in Citrus County

Water main break causes traffic headache in Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS, Fla. – A water main break in Citrus County caused a huge hole to open up on the road Monday.

The hole swallowed an entire car, according to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office. Pictures show the rear wheel sticking out from the water-filled hole.

Truman Boulevard in Beverly Hills was shut down while crews with Citrus County Road Maintenance worked to clean the area.

The water main is owned by Rolling Oaks, a private utility company, deputies said.

The vehicle's occupants were able to safely exit the car before it fully submerged.

The car was removed from the hole as of 4 p.m. Monday, but officials were still asking drivers to avoid the area.