Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – March 14

On Saturday, March 14, at 10:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 420th Street and Highway 75, one mile south of Sioux Center, IA.

Russell Coons, age 20, of Ireton, IA was driving a 2004 Buick LeSabre eastbound on 420th Street; he stopped for the stop sign at Highway 75. Thea Vander Meulen, age 18, of Escalon, CA was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban northbound on Highway 75. Coons entered the intersection, Vander Meulen swerved to avoid striking the Buick, entered the west ditch and struck a traffic sign.

No injuries were reported.

The Buick was not damaged. The Chevrolet sustained approximately $3,000 in damage. The traffic sign sustained an estimated $100 in damage.