SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A man crashed his SUV into a tree and fire hydrant Monday morning in Kearny Mesa. 

The crash happened on Ruffin Road. When officials arrived at the scene, the man was lying on the ground and the force of the water was lifting the rear of the vehicle. 

Paramedics transported the man to a local hospital. His condition is unknown. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation.