On Thursday, August 8, at 2:34 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and 400th Street, two miles west of Sioux Center, IA
Jacob Dragstra, age 16, of Sioux Center was driving a 2006 Ford F-250 pickup southbound on Garfield Avenue. Cindy Van Den Hul, age 49, of Sioux Center was driving a 1996 Ford Mustang westbound on 400th Street; she stopped for the stop sign at Garfield Avenue. Dragstra attempted to turn onto 400th Street and the two struck.
Van Den Hul and a passenger were transported by private vehicle to Sioux Center Health for treatment of minor injuries.
The F-250 sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Mustang sustained approximately $7,000 in damage.
Dragstra was cited for failing to yield when making a left turn.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department.