Accident With Injury On Sorento Road


A Bond County Sheriff’s Deputy, Bond County EMS, and Pocahontas-Old Ripley First Responders were called Thursday, September 10, at 3:59 p.m., to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Sorento Avenue.

According to the accident report, Kenneth R. Hare, age 47, of Sorento was westbound on Sorento Avenue in a GMC van when he hit a Chevrolet, driven by Connie L. Ellington, age 55, also of Sorento. Both drivers said a third car in front of them made an abrupt turn causing both cars to brake sharply. Hare’s van struck the Ellington car in the rear.

Both drivers refused treatment but Bond County EMS took a passenger in Hare’s van, Karen D. Hare, age 72, of Sorento, to Greenville Regional Hospital.

No citations were issued.

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