Camaro Driver Fleeing From CHP Slams Into Light Pole, Shears Off Fire Hydrant in Antioch

A high-speed chase created a mess in Antioch early Thursday morning when a suspect crashed a Chevrolet Camaro first into a light pole and then a fire hydrant, sending a wall of water gushing into the air.

The California Highway Patrol says the chase began around 1:15 a.m. on Highway 4. Investigators didn’t specify why they were pursuing the driver.

NBC Bay Area

The fleeing driver exited the freeway at Summersville and struck the light pole and hydrant at 2nd and L streets near Barbara Price Marina Park.

The suspect was taken to John Muir Hospital in an unknown condition.

No further details were immediately available.

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