Three injured in crash


by: Oregon State Police photo - Fire department personnel used the Jaws of Life tool to extract the driver of the Jeep, above, after a two-vehicle accident on Saturday.

   A two-vehicle accident near Culver sent three area residents to three different hospitals on Saturday.
   Oregon State Police reported that the accident occurred at 5:40 p.m. April 7, when a 1991 Jeep Cherokee, driven by Bradley Foster, 18, of Sisters, was westbound on Jericho Lane, and failed to stop at a stop sign.
   The Jeep collided with a 2003 Nissan driven by Stanley Miller of Culver, and ended up in shrubbery in the front yard of a house. The Nissan remained on Highway 361.
   Foster, who was seriously injured, was airlifted to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, and his passenger, Amber Heidt, 17, was taken by ambulance to St. Charles Medical Center-Redmond.
   Miller was taken by private vehicle to Mountain View Hospital in Madras.
   On Tuesday, Foster was listed in good condition at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. The conditions of Miller and Heidt were unavailable.