Entire road section explodes in central China

A section of road spontaneously exploded in central China during roadworks, sending workers and pedestrians flying into the air.

The CCTV video of the scene, filmed in the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province, shows fire suddenly bursting out of a manhole, before a large section of the road buckles.

According to reports, workers were doing construction work next to the manhole, causing the gas inside the pipe to explode.

Four people were injured and sent to hospital. Fortunately, none of them were in life-threatening condition.

See what happens in the video above.