Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – November 28

On Thursday November 28, at 4:50 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, two miles northeast of Sioux Center, IA.

Tania Hernandez, age 22, of Hull, IA was driving a 2013 Ford Edge northbound on Hickory Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch, struck a North West REC electrical utility pole and a hog confinement building.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $15,000 in damage. The utility pole sustained an estimated $1,500 in damage. The building sustained approximately $25,000 in damage.

Hernandez was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle and no motor vehicle liability insurance.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Ambulance and Sioux Center Fire Department.