Teenage girl rescued from 12 ft sinkhole, trapped by concrete

A 16-year-old girl was rescued after she fell down a 12-foot sinkhole near Omaha on Thursday.

Omaha, NE (KPTM/Meredith) -- A 16-year-old girl was rescued after she fell down a 12-foot sinkhole near Omaha on Thursday.

Ponca Hills Fire Department responded and called in Omaha Fire Department for assistance.

Ponca Hills Fire Chief Joel Sacks said the girl was in the hole for about an hour with a piece of concrete trapping her legs.

The girl was taken to UNMC and was conscious while in the Ponca Fire & Rescue ambulance.

The girl's condition is unknown at this time.

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