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Epperson Road is closed between Scott Road and Belmont Drive after a car drove off the bridge Sunday night.

Epperson Road is shut down between Scott Road and Belmont Drive after a car crash at the bridge, according to the Cherokee Sheriff's Office.

A single car drove off the bridge late Sunday night, according to the sheriff's office. The driver sustained minor injuries.

The road will be closed until 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area. They can detour via Scott Road, Highway 140 and Avery Road.

"Cherokee County Public Works crews will make the necessary repairs to the bridge on Tuesday (9/21) and Wednesday (9/22)," Cherokee EMA reported Monday afternoon.

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