Twitter has field day with #OttawaSinkHole


After a large sinkhole opened up on Rideau Street Wednesday morning, social media decided to have some fun.

A website was even launched to raise awareness about the incident.

This video of a van falling into the hole went viral:

The poor van became the butt of everybody’s jokes…


Both the van and the hole got their own Twitter accounts…

And they had some beef:

The city is clearing the hole and will fill it with cement. Hopefully they’ll rescue the van.

The cause of the sinkhole is still under investigation.


….and one more from Justin Van Leeuwen

Justin Van Leeuwen cookie monster sinkhole

OttawaStart Staff


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