An elderly couple had a lucky escape after their ute crashed through a bridge barrier, leaving them dangling precariously above a 30m canyon.
The 2004 Ford F-350 pickup truck was saved from falling into the gorge below by a pair of camp trailer safety chains linking it to a nine-metre camper trailer, which remained on the bridge, The Sun reports.
Idaho State Police responded to the accident at around 2.45pm on Monday, finding two people trapped inside the vehicle hanging nose-down off the side of the bridge over the Malad Gorge.
Authorities identified the driver as a 67-year-old man and the passenger as a 64-year-old woman, both from Garden City. They have not been named.
Both occupants were taken to Magic Valley hospital but a police spokeswoman Lynn Hightower told The Associated Press their injuries are not life-threatening.
Two small dogs were also rescued from the truck and are now staying with a family member living nearby.
When authorities first arrived, a state trooper and local…