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PHOTOS: Woman drives off Sunset Bridge down embankment

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Spokane Police say a woman suffered minor injuries when she drove her car down an embankment near Sunset Bridge Monday afternoon. 

Initially, police said the woman was driving the wrong way, but once on scene, police told us the woman was driving in the correct eastbound lane, about to get onto the Sunset Bridge when she failed to merge into the lane, hit a power pole and went down the embankment about 100 feet before crashing into the bridge. 

Officials closed the bridge in each direction while they worked to get the woman out of her car. We're told she suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for evaluation. The bridge reopened around 3 p.m.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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