Police: Driver left scene after San Francisco crash that snapped car in half

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Police say the driver of the car that slammed into a fire hydrant in San Francisco's Bayview District Thursday morning took off before the police arrived on the scene.

The violent crash happened around 1 a.m. at 3rd Street and Carroll Avenue.

Investigators believe the four-door Mazda sedan hit a fire hydrant, which snapped the car's front half off.

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Police say the four passengers found at the scene did not cooperate with officers investigating the crash.

Three girls, ages 11, 14 and 17, along with a 19-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries.

One victim suffered broken bones, and the other injuries were considered to be minor.
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