On Tuesday, May 7, at 12:16 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one‐half mile west of Boyden, IA.
Benjamin Van Otterloo, age 18, of Rock Valley, IA was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on Highway 18. Tiffani Bergstrom, age 18, of Primghar, IA was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer eastbound on Highway 18. Van Otterloo crossed the center of the roadway and sideswiped Bergstrom.
Van Otterloo and Bergstrom were both transported by the Boyden Ambulance to the Sheldon Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The Silverado sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Trailblazer sustained approximately $4,000 in damage.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Boyden Ambulance and Boyden Fire Department. The accident remains under investigation.