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Vehicle knocks over fire hydrant in downtown San Diego, causes geyser

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Posted at 8:54 AM, Sep 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-23 11:54:43-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Police are looking for the vehicle that struck a fire hydrant in downtown San Diego early Monday morning and left behind a geyser that caused a wet mess.

The collision between hydrant and vehicle happened on Eighth Avenue and A Street at around 12:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

The impact of the crash led to a geyser that flooded a portion of the street and sent the yellow fire hydrant rolling down the roadway.

A description of the vehicle that hit the hydrant was not immediately available.