MONROVIA ( — A Pasadena woman was recovering Wednesday after she crashed into a historic wishing well in the city of Monrovia, authorities said.

Police responded to a call shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday night regarding a traffic collision at Lime and Myrtle, according to city spokeswoman Alexis Newell.

Upon arriving on the scene, officers found a black BMW 328i had collided into the stone monument on the northwest corner of Lime and Myrtle. Both the vehicle and wishing well were heavily damaged, Newell said.

The 64-year-old driver sustained injuries to her face and hands and was transported to Arcadia Methodist Hospital for treatment. No other injuries were reported.

According to Newell, the wishing well – which has served as a historical monument that at one time housed the old Monrovia city bell – currently serves as a water fountain.

Members of the Public Works Department have collected all of the pieces of the structure and aim to repair and replace it over the next several months.

No charges were expected to be filed, but if the driver is found to be at fault, the city may charge the driver for the cost of the repair to public property.


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