Sioux County Sheriff

Truck accident – October 1

On Tuesday, October 1, at 3:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA.

Abdullah Hagi, age 48, of Stanton, CA was driving a 2019 Freightliner semi-truck pulling a freight trailer southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch, struck a field driveway; the truck and trailer jackknifed in the ditch.

No injuries were reported.

The Freightliner sustained approximately $80,000 in damage. The trailer sustained approximately $20,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hospers Fire Department and Iowa State Patrol.