Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A man walked away unscathed after his vehicle ran off a bridge and into the the San Gabriel River in Lakewood.

The accident occurred on the 7400 block of East Carson Street around 3 a.m., Tuesday, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Alicia Malone said.

The unidentified vehicle crossed lanes, struck the center divider and then tumbled into the riverbed, Malone said.

The driver was able to escape the vehicle, and was talking to a transient in the riverbed when rescue crews found him, Malone said.

—City News Service

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