A suspected DUI driver who led authorities on a brief pursuit Wednesday evening was arrested after they crashed into a fire hydrant in Compton.
According to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies, the pursuit began at around 8:40 p.m.
The pursuit only lasted for a short while, approximately 30 seconds or so, before coming to a sudden stop at the intersection of E. Alondra Boulevard and S. Essey Avenue when the suspect sheared off a fire hydrant when they crashed into it head-on.
There was only one person inside of the vehicle at the time of the crash.
The occupant was taken to a nearby hospital but it was unclear if they suffered any injuries.
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