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The National Corvette Museum Skydome Floor Collapses over a Sinkhole

 

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*Update* After yesterdays tragedy were the floor collapsed in the Skydome, we have found out how you can help. Follow this link directly to the Museum site were you can make an online donation here.

Sad news from the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky this morning, where a sinkhole formed under the floor and swallowed eight cars, according to its Executive Director Wendell Strode. Sometime before 6:30 a.m. the sinkhole appears to have started to form and by 6:44 a.m., motion detectors were going off, and the police were called. Security cameras at the museum caught start the start of the destruction that can be seen below on video.

When emergency personnel got to the museum, they discovered a sinkhole 40 feet wide and 25 to 30 feet deep. Most of the Corvettes involved were built between 1984 and 2009; the oldest a black 1962 can be seen above. More photos and information can be found at the www.corvettemuseum.org

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