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Ottawa Fire Department / The Canadian Press

OTTAWA — Fire officials in Ottawa say a driver suffered minor injuries after a car went into a sinkhole on Tuesday afternoon.

Spokesman Marc Messier says the car fell into the hole on the Highway 174 off-ramp at Jeanne D’arc Boulevard.

Ottawa Fire Department / The Canadian Press

Ottawa Fire Department / The Canadian Press

Messier says the rear bumper and a wheel were all that was showing when emergency crews arrived at the scene.

The driver was the only person in the car.

Police say Highway 174 eastbound is closed while repairs are made.

Ottawa Fire Department / The Canadian Press

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