Massive geyser springs after car goes into hydrant in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA - Authorities say a driver reportedly fell asleep and crashed into a fire hydrant at a major intersection in Chula Vista early Tuesday morning, sending a geyser of water shooting into the air.

The car crashed into the hydrant at the intersection of Otay Lakes and La Media roads at about 4:45 a.m., according to San Diego Fire-Rescue emergency dispatchers.

There was no immediate word on injuries. The intersection was temporarily closed while crews worked to stop the geyser. It was reopened by 6:30 a.m.

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