Family saved after sinkhole swallows their car. Woman, man and a little girl pulled after car fall in hole in road. A young family had to be saved after a gigantic sinkhole opened up beneath them and swallowed the car they were sitting in. Video footage of the rescue shows the car lying almost vertically in the chasm, as passersby help a man and woman climb out of the driver's side door. Three people, Edgar Orlando Bartolo Silva, 34, Marisol Mercedes Gutierrez Siccha. 31 and their two-year-old daughter escaped unhurt. They were taken to hospital as a precaution.