Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – January 15

On Wednesday, January 15, at 5:59 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18 in Boyden, IA.

Brandon Van Lo, age 22, of Hull, IA was driving a 2005 Durango eastbound on Highway 18. Martha Martinez, age 22, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe eastbound behind Van Lo. Van Lo stopped and for oncoming traffic before attempting making a turn and Martinez struck Van Lo.

No injuries were reported.

The Dodge sustained approximately $2,000 in damage. The Chevrolet sustained an estimated $4,000 in damage.

Martinez was cited for following too close.