SUV Hits Hydrant in Dorchester, Flooding Street

An SUV struck a fire hydrant in Boston on Monday afternoon, flooding the street and causing significant traffic delays.

Massachusetts State Police said a portion of Morrissey Boulevard northbound in Dorchester is closed as a result of the flooding.

Traffic is now being diverted, and police said the evening commute is expected to be impacted.

The driver suffered minor injuries in the accident.

No further information was immediately available.

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