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Man injured after public toilet pops out of the ground

By Mason White 2:53 PM December 2, 2014
Scene of the incident 

By: Wayne Morin
A man suffered serious injuries after a public toilet popped out of the ground, rescue workers in the Netherlands said.

The man of Amsterdam, is now recovering at a hospital after the public toilet that had sunk into the ground emerged suddenly and unexpectedly.

The toilet launched a motorcycle into the air and it landed on the man.

The public toilets are a standard feature in Amsterdam, emerging at night to discourage people from urinating in the streets.

Police have launched an investigation into why the toilet emerged from the ground during the day. The area has been cordoned off until the completion of the police investigation, according to photos uploaded on Twitter.