Sioux County Sheriff

Truck accident – January 3

On Friday, January 3, at 4:03 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two and one-half miles south of Alton, IA.

Terence Wade, age 45, of Atlanta, GA was driving a 2016 Freightliner semi-truck pulling a freight trailer southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the median where the truck and trailer jackknifed.

No injuries were reported.

The Freightliner sustained approximately $20,000 in damage.

Wade was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Alton Fire Department.