SUV crash in downtown

A vehicle crashed into a building and left other damage, including this downed sign and fire hydrant, early Friday morning, Jan. 17, 2020, in downtown Mobile.

UPDATE: The Mobile Police Department released the following information:

On Friday, January 17, 2020 at approximately 1:1a.m., police responded to the area of Conti Street between Conception Street and Jackson Street for a report of a reckless driver. The driver, 25-year-old Jimmy Martin, was located along with his disabled vehicle in the middle of Conti St. west of Joachim St. Lloyd's 2006 Chevy Trailblazer had left the roadway in several locations and caused extensive damage to buildings at 204(Shunnarah Law Office) & 219 Conti St, a fence(Hargove Engineering),  a parking meter, 2 parked vehicles, two trees, two light poles and a fire hydrant. No injuries were reported. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence.  Urban Forestry and Mobile City Electrical Department responded to survey damage and provide cleanup.   



MOBILE, Ala. -- An SUV crashed into a building and other objects in downtown Mobile very early Friday, leaving a wake of damage.

According to eyewitnesses, around 2 a.m., as a driver was coming out of a parking space near Conti Street and Conception Street, he backed up into a nearby building, leaving damage behind.

While leaving the street, the vehicle hit other surrounding objects including a nearby fence, a fire hydrant and a light pole. The SUV scraped against multiple cars. 

No one was injured. 

Eyewitnesses observed police officers conducting what appeared to be a field sobriety test, possibly of the driver, following the incident.

FOX10 News is reaching out to authorities for more information.

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