CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Emergency crews responded to the scene of a crash on Edgewood Road NE in Cedar Rapids where a car went off the Cedar River bridge and landed on railroad tracks below.
Two people suffered injuries when a car drove off the Cedar River bridge on Edgewood Road in Cedar Rapids and landed on railroad tracks below on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. (Rebecca Varilek/KCRG-TV9)
Authorities say the driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old Jonisa Williams, lost control of the car just before 8 p.m. Wednesday, causing the crash.
One of the passengers in the car, 22-year-old Jeremiah Taylor had minor injuries from the crash. Another passenger, 33-year-old Setra Sumerall, was not hurt in the accident.
Firefighters used a ladder truck to lift Williams back on to Edgewood Road where ambulances took them to a hospital.
Police said the Williams had more serious injuries from the crash.
The accident is still under investigation.