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Minor Injuries on Rt 14

Chelsey Horinek, 30, of Ava sustained minor injuries when her 2008 Chevy pickup crossed the centerline on Route 14, seven miles west of Ava. The vehicle then lost control and collided with the Ava school bus driven by Roger Sanders, 56, also of Ava. Neither Sanders nor any of the bus passengers were injured. Horinek was transported by Cox ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Both vehicles were towed by Jim’s Body Shop of Ava. Ava Rural Fire assisted at the scene, which was investigated by MSHP Troopers CA Hogue and LS Elliot.