Car Becomes Wedged on Golden Gate Walkway

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Courtesy: Golden Gate Bridge

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Traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge can get pretty backed up, and it may be tempting to find a way around it. A driver is now facing charges after trying to get his Mustang onto the pedestrian walkway across the bridge, and getting the car wedged.

The man behind the wheel of a dark blue Mustang was driving at a high rate of speed, according to a Golden Gate Bridge spokesperson, around 5:30 a.m. heading south along the bridge.

The man crashed through concrete and steel barriers and went about 400 yards onto the pedestrian and bike lanes before becoming wedged.

The driver was unresponsive when CHP officers arrived on the scene.

A crane will be needed to remove the car from the walkway, which could block more lanes.

KTVU reports the driver was arrested on DUI charges.