Teen escapes car hanging off bridge over river

In this Saturday, March 21, 2015 photo provided by the Hudson, N.H. Fire Department, a Honda Accord rests on a guardrail on the Sagamore Bridge over the Merrimack River in Nashua, N.H. Colin Malone, 17, was driving eastbound when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a snowbank, sending the car airborne and onto the guardrail. Malone was issued a citation for failing to keep his vehicle within roadway markings, but escaped unscathed. (AP Photo/ Hudson, N.H. Fire Department, David S. Morin)

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire teen may have is lucky to have escaped uninjured from his vehicle after it landed atop a bridge over the Merrimack River.

New Hampshire state police say a Nashua teen lost control of his Honda Accord on Saturday, hit a snowbank then went airborne. His car came to rest on a guardrail of the Sagamore Bridge, its rear dangling over the water and its front fender planted in the snow at the side of the highway.

The teen was issued a citation for failing to keep his vehicle within roadway markings, but escaped unscathed.

Police say neither drugs nor alcohol were factors in the crash.

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