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Giant sinkhole in Houston swallows dump truck

A dump truck carrying gravel for pothole repairs got swallowed up by a giant sinkhole in Houston, Texas Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011.

February 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A dump truck got swallowed up by a giant sinkhole in Houston, Texas Tuesday morning.

A city truck carrying gravel to repair potholes fell into a sinkhole in southwest Houston.

No injuries were reported.

Houston has been hard hit by a series of winter storms. It is not known if the wet and snowy weather caused the sinkhole.