Car crashes into fire hydrant causing flooding downtown

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police are investigating after a driver ran off the road and crashed into a fire hydrant early Sunday morning in downtown Charleston.

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The accident happened on Coming Street near the Crosstown around 2:30 a.m.

The accident damaged a water line and flooded the area. It caused the pavement on Coming Street to buckle.

The area is patched for now and open to drivers.

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