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2 Injured, Fire Hydrant Sheared In Multi-Vehicle Crash In San Leandro

SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) -- A multiple vehicle crash at a major San Leandro intersection resulted in two people being taken to the hospital and a fire hydrant being sheared off Tuesday.

The Alameda County Fire Department said the collision between three vehicles happened at around 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of Hesperian Boulevard and Halcyon Drive.

Firefighters had to saw into one vehicle to extricate a victim, while a second vehicle plowed into a fire hydrant, sending a plume of water 30-40 feet high just outside a Bank of America branch.

Two people were taken to the hospital; their conditions were unknown.

The circumstances of what led up to the crash were not immediately available.



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