Central Oregon Daily▶️ SUV crashes through Willow Creek Bridge retaining wall in Madras

▶️ SUV crashes through Willow Creek Bridge retaining wall in Madras

▶️ SUV crashes through Willow Creek Bridge retaining wall in Madras

Madras Willow Creek Bridge crash 11-4-22

An SUV crashed through a barrier at the Willow Creek Bridge in Madras early Friday morning and landed upside down into the creek bed.

The City of Madras posted on Facebook that it happened around 4:26 a.m. at the intersection of 4th and Pine Streets. A woman was rescued from the SUV and taken to St. Charles Hospital in Madras to be checked out. A fire also had to be put out.

The City says it appears the driver was heading south on 4th Street when she left the road and crashed through the wall.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor, the City said.

Oregon Department of Transportation had one lane closed at the scene to make sure the investigating team remains safe and to evaluate damage to the bridge. Drivers are asked to slow down and take extra precautions through the intersection.

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Madras Willow Creek Bridge crash 11-4-22
An SUV crashed through the Willow Creek Bridge retaining wall in Madras, Nov. 4, 2022. (CREDIT: City of Madras)
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