Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – January 2

On Thursday, January 2, at 8:36 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Elmwood Avenue, one mile south of Rock Valley, IA.

Martha Gonzalez-Leon, age 35, of Rock Valley was driving a 1999 Mitsubishi Montero southbound on Elmwood Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch and rolled.

A passenger in the vehicle was transported by the Rock Valley Ambulance to Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley for treatment of minor injuries.

The Mitsubishi sustained approximately $8,000 in damage.

Gonzalez-Leon was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department.