Car slams into fire hydrant in Mira Mesa: Driver says he mistakenly pressed gas instead of brakes

SAN DIEGO - Water rushed through a Mira Mesa street after a man pressed the gas pedals instead of the brake and he slammed into a fire hydrant.

The incident happened at 10:45 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Flower Meadow Court and Flower Meadow Drive.

The car ended up on top of the hydrant and water rushed into the street.

Surveillance video 10News got from a neighbor shows the moments right after the crash.

Crews were able to turn off the water and the driver was not injured.

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