Van's Driver Knocks Over Hydrant, Flees

When emergency crews arrived to the intersection of 28th and G Street, the driver was nowhere to be found

By R. Stickney
|  Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011  |  Updated 8:47 AM PDT
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A hit-and-run driver crashed into a stop sign and knocked over a fire hydrant sending water high into the air early Tuesday.

A hit-and-run driver crashed into a stop sign and knocked over a fire hydrant sending water high into the air early Tuesday.

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A hit-and-run driver crashed into a stop sign and knocked over a fire hydrant sending water high into the air early Tuesday.

A man behind the wheel of a minivan crashed at the intersection of 28th and G Street.

San Diego police estimate the rush of water rose about 100 feet into the air.

After hitting the hydrant, the driver and occupants fled the scene police said.

No one was injured. No suspects were taken into custody.

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