Police say elderly woman lucky to be alive following single-vehicle rollover in Moncton

Police say an elderly woman driver is lucky to be alive following a single vehicle roll over accident Friday morning in Moncton.

The incident occurred on the Connaught Avenue overpass above Wheeler Boulevard in Moncton when the vehicle she was driving ended up on its side wedged between railings on the pedestrian walkway of the overpass.

Moncton Fire, Ambulance New Brunswick and the Mounties attended the scene as traffic was slowed in both directions.

The driver was transported to hospital, and an outside railing of the overpass above Wheeler Blvd was visibly damaged as a result of the incident.