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Photos: Drunk Driver Crashes Into Fire Hydrant, Creating Geyser

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A drunk diver crashed into a fire hydrant, several trees and a fence before stopping in the front yard of a house in Anaheim early Saturday morning, and the Anaheim Police Dept. captured photos of the aftermath. The knocked out fire hydrant resulted in a geyser that sent water shooting hundreds of feet into the air.

The driver led police on a chase, speeding 70 miles per hour through residential streets before losing control of his car on the 100 block of West Sycamore Street in Anaheim around 1:20 a.m., reports City News Service. The pursuit began following a routine traffic stop.

Anaheim Police Department Sgt. Daron Wyatt said that the suspect would be booked for DUI and failure to yield, and was hospitalized for minor injuries.

"The driver was taken into custody at the location and no other vehicles were involved," says the Anaheim Police Dept. Facebook post. "The pictures show why drinking and driving don't mix. It's not worth it."