BEVERLY HILLS—A man driving a Porsche at speeds of 85 miles per hour on Olympian Boulevard in Beverly Hills crashed into a fire hydrant before his car flipped over on Friday, April 5 at around 3 p.m., KTLA News first reported.
The Beverly Hills Fire Department arrived to the scene captured on camera by onlookers, where the driver was ejected from the vehicle. There were no reports of any serious injuries during the incident. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital by paramedics.
Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash, but do not expect alcohol to be a factor in the incident. The BHFD were able to control the water outpouring from the hydrant as a result of the crash.
Canyon News attempted to contact Public Information Officer Elisabeth Albanese of the BHPD for additional details, but did not hear back before print.
Another traffic collision occurred on March 10 in Beverly Hills around 2:05 p.m., when motorcyclist Russell Grossman, 49, was the victim of a fatal crash on Santa Monica Boulevard at Hillcrest Road. The area was shut down while officials completed their investigation.