Sinkholes open up across Long Island after record rain

Emergency personnel respond to the scene where tow
Caption

Emergency personnel respond to the scene where tow truck and other cars collapsed in sinkholea inside the parking lot of the AutoZone at the shopping Center on Middle Country Road near Mark Tree Road Thursday evening in Centereach on Aug. 14, 2014. (Credit: James Carbone)

1 of 6 Buy photo
Upload Photo

After record rainfall on Long Island on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, sinkholes opened up at various spots across the island, in parking lots, strip malls and backyards.

Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to Newsday is free for Optimum customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE