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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A vehicle crashed into the fountain in the middle of the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Market Street early Saturday morning, leaving a significant amount of damage.
According to Cpl. Kevin Smith with the WPD, a Suzuki hit the fountain around 4:45 a.m.
The vehicle had four people inside, one of whom was taken to the hospital. The driver, Joshua Wayne Webb, 28, was arrested on suspicion of DWI. Smith said the other two occupants left the scene before officers arrived.
Webb was chaged with driving while impaired, and is currently at the New Hanover County Jail under a $500 bond.
The water in the fountain was turned off due to the damage and will stay off until repairs are made.
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