Shocking moment the car of an Australian family is swallowed by a sink hole on the rural Indonesian road

Terrifying moment huge sump on rural Indonesian road swallows car driven by Australian family with a one-year-old baby in the back seat

  • The car of the Australian family engulfed by sinking hole in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta
  • WA couple Michael and Margie Rule drove through the city when the road broke down
  • They grabbed the toddler son from the back seat and escaped from the car just in time
  • Family on a global adventure has since assured everyone that everything is fine with them
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Dramatic images have emerged from the horrific moment when an Australian family miraculously escaped when their car was swallowed up by a huge sump.

The Australian couple Michael and Margie Rule, along with the 18-month-old son Sebastian, drove around in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta when the road suddenly disappeared when they were en route.

Terrifying footage of the incident shows their 1996 Land Rover Defender at the edge of the hole before it falls into it and lands upside down.

Margie and Michael Rule, together with their son Sebastian, managed to escape the frightening ordeal before their Land Rover was swallowed by a sinking hole in Indonesia

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Margie and Michael Rule, together with their son Sebastian, managed to escape the frightening ordeal before their Land Rover was swallowed by a sinking hole in Indonesia

Fortunately, the couple had taken their toddler from the back seat and escaped from the car before it was swallowed by the sink.

Currently on a global adventure, the rules have since been adopted on social media to assure friends and family at home that they are all okay.

& # 39; We just want to let everyone know that we are all safe and secure in case you've seen stories or images that look like we've had an accident, & # 39 ;, says Facebook on Rules of the Road.

Sebastian, Margie and Michael Rule (photo) are currently on a global adventure

Sebastian, Margie and Michael Rule (photo) are currently on a global adventure

Sebastian, Margie and Michael Rule (photo) are currently on a global adventure

The couple remembered the horrible moment in the reactions to the post.

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& # 39; We all managed to get out before she slipped over the edge, & # 39; they wrote.

& # 39; The car is out of the hole but doesn't look great. & # 39;

A lorry that was driving for the family was also swallowed by the sink, closing the road and causing a traffic accident in the area, The Jakarta Post reported.

The Land Rover of the family (pictured a few days earlier) was damaged in the frightening ordeal

The Land Rover of the family (pictured a few days earlier) was damaged in the frightening ordeal

The Land Rover of the family (pictured a few days earlier) was damaged in the frightening ordeal

The family has since gone to Facebook to assure everyone at home that they are fine
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The family has since gone to Facebook to assure everyone at home that they are fine

The family has since gone to Facebook to assure everyone at home that they are fine

The description on their Traffic rules blog about their worldwide adventurous jokes, the family is prone to accidents.

The rules suffered food poisoning, & # 39; left right and in the middle & # 39; scammed, Thomas lost the tank engine and a shoe and got a flat tire during a recent fourteen days in Bali.

The family's adventure began in Western Australia before they went to Darwin and put the car on a ship that took them to East Timor.

& # 39; The car is out of the pit but doesn't look great & # 39 ;, the lines posted on Facebook
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& # 39; The car is out of the pit but doesn't look great & # 39 ;, the lines posted on Facebook

& # 39; The car is out of the pit but doesn't look great & # 39 ;, the lines posted on Facebook

& # 39; From here we have no fixed time direction. We look forward to spending 2-3 years (or as long as the budget lasts), finding our way around the world, at least through Asia to Europe & # 39 ;, the blog said.

& # 39; When we travel, and in general in general, we are prone to accidents, so we would like to tell this story through realistic and humorous stories. & # 39;

Indonesia is the third country where the rules have been so far.

In addition to being swallowed by a zinc hole, the car recently had a flat tire in Bali
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In addition to being swallowed by a zinc hole, the car recently had a flat tire in Bali

In addition to being swallowed by a zinc hole, the car recently had a flat tire in Bali

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