LA JOLLA - A driver crashed into a La Jolla fire hydrant early Friday before running away.
The driver of a Mazda crashed into the hydrant around 4 a.m. causing the hydrant to flood the surrounding area. City employees turned off the water around 5:15 a.m.
The passenger, who is the owner of the car, was apparently drinking and asked his friend to drive the car.
No other information was immediately available.