Holley Bridge Crash

Rescue workers help extricate Donna Ulep, 79, from her wrecked car. Ulep and the other driver, Jesse Aitken, 23, both of Sweet Home were transported to Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital by ambulance. Aitken was driving east on Highway 228 at approximately 40 mph, according to the Oregon State Police investigation. He lost cost control on an icy Holley Bridge, near milepost 16.7 between Upper Calapooia Drive and McQueen Drive, and crossed the center line, and his 1996 Jeep collided with Ulep’s 2007 Honda. Oregon Department of Transportation arrived and sanded the bridge following the crash. Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District, Linn County Sheriff’s Office and ODOT assisted on the scene. No citations were issued. The crash was reported at reported at 12:23 p.m. on Friday.