Three homes in the East County neighborhood of Eucalyptus Hills are drying out after a car struck a fire hydrant and flooded the area.

The accident occurred just after 9 p.m. Friday on El Nopal at Los Ranchitos Road.

According to police, the car ran a stop sign, jumped a curb and toppled the hydrant before smashing into a tree down a hill.

A 17-year-old boy driving the car and his two-year-old passenger were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.