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Juvenile Seriously Injured In Bike Wreck

An Ava youngster was seriously injured late Monday afternoon when he ran his bicycle off West Washington Ave. south of the city park and landed in a dry creek bed. The youngster, approximately 12 years old, was airlifted to a Springfield hospital with broken bones and a possible head injury. EMS, law enforcement and fire department personnel are shown above preparing to move the boy out of the deep ravine.