BERKELEY (CBS SF) — An AC Transit bus hit and sheared off a fire hydrant Wednesday afternoon in downtown Berkeley, causing a geyser of water to erupt, a deputy fire chief said.
The crash was reported at 4:03 p.m. at Shattuck Avenue and Center Street, fire Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.READ MORE: Armed Bike Thieves Targeting Cyclists in the East Bay Hills
The bus knocked over a fire hydrant and sent a large plume of water into the air. Webb did not know whether the flow of water had been shut off as of about 4:45 p.m.READ MORE: COVID Vaccines: Contra Costa Drop-In Sites End Frustration Among Those Struggling To Find Appointments
No medical assistance was called for, he said.MORE NEWS: COVID Reopening: San Francisco Allows For Small Indoor Gatherings Among Fully Vaccinated