Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – January 18

On Saturday, January 18, at 9:59 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Alton, IA.

Timothy Amer, age 42, of Lewisville, MN was driving a 2014 Kenworth T680 semi-tractor pulling a trailer northbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch where the truck and trailer jackknifed.

No injuries were reported.

The Kenworth sustained approximately $15,000 in damage.

Amer was cited for failure to maintain control of vehicle.