CHULA VISTA, CA – A hit-and-run driver took down a traffic signal in Chula Vista late last night, according to ABC 10.
The driver crashed into a traffic signal located at the intersection of Palomar Street and 5th Avenue around 11:30 p.m. A car was found against a barrier with its back tires in the air.
A passenger was found in the vehicle and told authorities he was asleep at the time of the accident. He was taken to the hospital after the crash.
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