Sinkhole traps car that crashed into fire hydrant; Deerfield Beach road now reopened

A sinkhole swallowed the lower half of a car after the vehicle hit a fire hydrant, causing the ground to open up — and closing a stretch of a busy Deerfield Beach road for hours on Tuesday.

The road, east of Interstate 95, reopened in the evening.

The crash happened between 7:30 and 8 a.m. on the…