Elderly woman strikes fire hydrant with vehicle

Elderly woman strikes fire hydrant with vehicle (Image 1)
Elderly woman strikes fire hydrant with vehicle (Image 1)

An elderly woman struck a fire hydrant due to a possible medical issue just before noon Saturday while driving on Cato Road.

The grandchild that was riding with the woman exited the vehicle and called police.

Fire officials responded and called the water department to shut off the hydrant that was gushing water into nearby yards.

The water department has shut off the valve to the hydrant.

The woman was taken to a local hospital. 

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