A driver plowed into a fire hydrant near Hillsdale Middle School in Rancho San Diego Tuesday morning, sending water gushing into the streets.
The accident happened just after 7:15 a.m. at Brabham Street and Via Rancho San Diego.
CHP officials said a car knocked off a fire hydrant. Fire crews were unable to shut off the water right away. Officials blocked off eastbound and westbound traffic in the area while crews worked to clear the scene.