Woman's vehicle falls several hundred feet off I-440 bridge
Posted November 12, 2017 5:18 p.m. EST
Updated November 13, 2017 5:18 a.m. EST
Raleigh, N.C. — A woman's car fell several hundred feet from the Interstate 440 bridge early Sunday morning.
Raleigh police responded to the single-vehicle fatal wreck on Interstate 495 near I-440 around 2 a.m. Officials pronounced driver Darlene Bullock Branch, 42, dead at the scene.
The car left the road to the right and struck a concrete barrier between the New Hope Road and I- 440 exit ramps.
It traveled several hundred feet before falling multiple stories off the interstate.
The car struck several trees and a dumpster before coming to a stop below the bridge.
It was traveling at 80 miles per hour.