Driver strikes fire hydrant near 31st Street & North Avenue; flees the scene

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that happened at about 1:40 a.m. on March 27 near the intersection of N. 31st Street and W. North Avenue.

According to police, a vehicle hit a fire hydrant and the driver of the vehicle fled from the scene.

The Milwaukee Department of Public Works was called in to shut off the water.

MPD continues the investigation and search for the driver.