An Arroyo Grande woman was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run driving Saturday after the pickup she was driving allegedly struck a fire hydrant, knocking out water service to portions of Grover Beach.
Chantel Molina was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run and booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail following the collision about 9:15 a.m., Grover Beach Police Department Cmdr. Tim Miller said.
Officers went to the 900 block of North 12th Street at San Diego Loop after a Ford F150 reportedly stuck the fire hydrant located on the northeast corner.
The driver and a passenger fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival but were later located hiding in a nearby garage, Miller said.
The passenger, Regina Encallado of Arroyo Grande, was transported by ambulance to Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, where she was treated for moderate injuries, he said.
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