Social media in the Drumheller Valley lit up on Sunday after a traffic accident occurred on the Gordon Taylor Bridge over the Red Deer River.
 
A car drove up and became high centred on the concrete barrier separating the roadway from the sidewalk.
 
"That seems to happen almost every year; we get a vehicle going up the edge of the bridge like that," remarked Staff Sergeant Kevin Charles of the Drumheller RCMP. "I've seen that happen several times in my career here in Drumheller."
 
"I think it's just the way it's built there, with the slope that if you take that corner too fast heading south, you can actually slide off and it's almost like like a ramp, and your vehicle can get wedged up there."
 
The accident happened at around 1:00 p.m. on Sunday and forced the partial closure of the bridge to traffic until the car could be removed.
 
"The driver of the vehicle was a young female; she was not from town," reported Charles. "She sustained minor injuries and was transported to our local hospital for treatment and was released."
 
Charges were not expected to be laid in connection to Sunday's incident.
 
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