Aerial footage of giant sinkhole

A massive sinkhole has opened up in the middle of a street in St Albans, Hertfordshire, forcing some people to leave their homes overnight.

The 66ft (20 metre) diameter hole spread across a front garden and driveway on the street, and is about 33ft (10 metres) deep.

The local Council say five homes had to be evacuated and 20 people were taken to a centre set up nearby.

People on the street said they heard a crash before the huge crater appeared.