London (CNN)A car has been swallowed by a giant sinkhole in a residential street in London.
The Metropolitan Police were called to the scene early Thursday, where a blue vehicle was found poking out of a large hole outside St. Thomas' Church in Charlton.
A spokesperson for the Royal Borough of Greenwich said officers were on site and are working to contain the situation, while police confirmed the scene is "still being assessed."
The Royal Borough of Greenwich added: "As an immediate measure, the road has been partially closed to traffic."
Diversions have also been made for local buses. No one was injured in the incident.