Car crashes off of bridge along Ashmore Bridge Road - FOX Carolina 21

Car crashes off of bridge along Ashmore Bridge Road

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Ashmore Bridge Road is blocked across a bridge near York Swell Ln. (Feb. 10, 2014/FOX Carolina) Ashmore Bridge Road is blocked across a bridge near York Swell Ln. (Feb. 10, 2014/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Firefighters and troopers were turning cars around along Ashmore Bridge Road near Mauldin after a car went off the side of a bridge Monday morning.

According to FOX Carolina's crew at the scene, the road was closed near York Swell Lane and Standing Springs Road.

Authorities were making approaching cars turn around before they get to the bridge that crosses over a waterway.

FOX Carolina spoke with a witness at the scene who said she heard the car hit the guardrail, before it went off the bridge and the gas tank caught fire.

There is no word on the driver's condition or what caused the wreck.

Drivers in the area were asked to find an alternate route.

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