Skip to 1:10 in the video to see the collapse.
BALTIMORE, MA – A landslide caused part of a city street to collapse — sending at least ten cars down a steep bank, onto railroad tracks. No injuries have been reported.
Officials are on the scene and have blocked off a number of streets in the area. Authorities are trying to figure out the cause.
Several thousand gallons of water rushed into a town 20 miles south of Baltimore the deluge after a breach in a dam, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate. The deluge so heavy that it caused a massive landslide on one roadway, sending a half dozen cars tumbling into a ravine.
“What I do know is that we’ve had to deal with sinkholes, large sinkholes before and we have a great team of people that are going to put all the resources necessary to deal with this as efficiently as possible and focus on safety, and that is why the first thing we are doing is testing the structural integrity of the road that is left and the homes because we want to make sure whatever we do keeping individuals that are working n this problem safe.” said Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
This is day four of a catastrophic storm system in the southeast is now barreling up the eastern seaboard threatening millions more.
officials have issued flood warnings from Florida to New York. Six inches of rain are predicted in some parts of the northeast.