A driver has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after hitting a hydrant in San Luis Obispo Tuesday night.
The driver of a red truck hit a fire hydrant at the intersection of Ella St. and Johnson Ave. at about 9:30 p.m. The damaged hydrant sent water blasting into the air.
San Luis Obispo City Fire and San Luis Obispo Utilities Departments headed to the intersection to repair the hydrant.
Police say the driver did not stop after hitting the hydrant, but drove back through the intersection, where police arrested the individual on suspicion of DUI.
The suspect has not been identified.
Last night at 9:30pm, a hydrant hit/run occurred at the intersection of Ella and Johnson. @slocityfd & @SLOUtilitiesDep responded to cap the hydrant. The car that hit the hydrant drove back through the intersection where patrol arrested the driver for suspected DUI. pic.twitter.com/k6qN8UeKs5— San Luis Obispo Police Department (@SLOCityPolice) June 15, 2022