Minor Injuries In Wreck

Only minor injuries resulted from this crash at the intersection of Highway 5 and SW 4th Ave. near the Ava Assembly of God Church last Thursday. The wreck occurred at 5:51 p.m. when the 1998 Dodge pickup, driven by Kaid Sizemore, 16, attempted to cross Highway 5 and pulled into the path of the northbound 2015 Honda driven by Diana Bishop, 60, of Ava.  Some of the injured were treated at the scene by Cox EMS personnel but no one was transported. Passengers in the Bishop car were Stacy Bishop 17, and Alex Bishop, 16. Passengers in the pickup were Michael Lane, Joe Balassone, Brittain Tetrick, and Kaleb Sizemore, all sophomore members of the football team who were just leaving practice.  The Ava Fire Department assisted Ava Police with traffic at the crash scene.