03/29/17  One Passenger Still Hospitalized From Ouachita Industries Van Accident


One person still remains hospitalized following the van-car collision last Wednesday in Camden involving a Ouachita Industries van. According to a report from the Ouachita County Sheriff's office, the accident occurred when a vehicle driven by Chelsey Bryd of Camden failed to stop at the intersection of Mt. Holly Road and Charley's Loop Road. Bryd told investigators the brakes on her vehicle failed.

Bryd's vehicle collided with the south bound Ouachita Industries van driven by Kenneth Stephens of Camden. The vehicle was struck on the rear passenger's side, causing the van to go out of control and rolling one or two times. According to a report from a witness, everyone in the car seemed to be okay.

Stephens and his passengers were taken to Ouachita County Medical Center for treatment.  Byrd was cited for careless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign.