Sinkhole swallows car in London street


            	Sinkhole swallows car in London street

A car has fallen into a sinkhole in a residential street in London.

The Metropolitan Police were called to Woodland Terrace in Greenwich at around 3.23am on Thursday.

Officers discovered a blue people carrier, which had been parked outside Benefice of Charlton St Thomas' Church, partially in the hole.

A police spokesman said no one had been injured in the incident.

He added: "Officers are on the scene and there is a cordon in place. The local authority has been called and there are other agencies on scene."

A Royal Borough of Greenwich spokesman said the council was working with emergency services to secure the area.

He added: "We are urgently investigating the matter and will update residents the moment we have more information."