SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a crash that sheared off a fire hydrant sending water gushing 60 feet into the air in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Tuesday morning, police and fire officials said.
The collision was reported outside 691 O’Farrell Street near Hyde Street at 12:42 a.m., according to the fire department.READ MORE: Lawsuit Alleges Low-Income Homeowners Were Manipulated Into Getting PACE Green-Energy Loans
A collision between a taxi and a sedan sent the taxi into the fire hydrant, police and fire officials said. Water gushed 60 feet into the air.READ MORE: COVID: Bay Area Expert Says Michigan's Surge From UK Variant Not Likely In California
No one was injured in the crash, police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said.
Some residents in the area lost water service. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission responded and had service restored by 6 a.m., fire officials said.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: 2 Dead, 7 Injured, 1 Arrest In Suspected DUI Crash In Pittsburg
The driver of the sedan was arrested on suspicion of DUI, Shyy said.