Sioux County Sheriff

Truck accident – January 12

On Sunday, January 12, at 4:26 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one-half mile south of Hospers, IA.

James Randall, age 65, of Walnut Grove, MN was driving a 2013 Freightliner semi-truck southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch and struck an embankment.

Randall was transported by the Hospers Ambulance to Orange City Area Health for treatment of minor injuries.

The Freightliner sustained approximately $60,000 in damage.

Randall was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.