City work truck crashes into hydrant, house in Clairemont Mesa - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

City work truck crashes into hydrant, house in Clairemont Mesa

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A city Parks and Recreation Department truck veered off a Clairemont Mesa street Tuesday afternoon and knocked a fire hydrant off its moorings before crashing into a parked car and a house.

The accident in the 5800 block of Camber Drive occurred about 1:15 p.m., according to San Diego police.

No injuries were reported, but medics evaluated the driver at the scene of the crash as a precaution.

Utility crews were called in to deal with the broken fireplug, and a building inspector was summoned to inspect the house.

It was not immediately clear why the city worker lost control of the truck, SDPD public-affairs Officer Matt Tortorella said.

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