Sioux County Sheriff

All-terrain vehicle accident – March 18

On Wednesday, March 18, at 7:47 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident that occurred on Jay Avenue, two miles southeast of Orange City, IA.

Mark Vande Vegte, age 36, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2015 Polaris Ranger ATV southbound on Jay Avenue when he attempted to make a U-turn, lost control of the vehicle and rolled.

Allison Vande Vegte, age 41, of Alton, a passenger, was transported by the Alton Ambulance to the Orange City Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The Polaris was not damaged.

Vande Vegte was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Orange City Ambulance, Orange City Fire Department and the Orange City Police Department.