police-light-bar1.jpgA female driver and her one-year-old passenger were hospitalized this morning after she crashed into a fire hydrant in San Francisco’s Mission District, police said.

The woman struck her 1995 Toyota Camry into a hydrant at the intersection of 23rd and Mission Streets at about 4:15 a.m., San Francisco police said.

The one year old suffered life-threatening injuries, and was taken to a local hospital. The driver was also taken to the hospital, with injuries that were not life threatening, police said.

Investigators are still at the scene, and the cause of the crash is unknown, according to police.

There is some traffic near the intersection due to the investigation, police said.

Rachel Purdy, Bay City News

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