Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – April 9

On Thursday, April 9, at 5:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles east of Boyden, IA.

Billy Sprock, age 48, of George, IA was driving a 2014 Buick Enclave eastbound on Highway 18. Jose Escalera, age 27, of Primghar, IA was driving a 2003 Nissan Xterra eastbound on Highway 18 behind Sprock. Sprock stopped in a road construction zone and Escalera struck Sprock.

A 14-year old passenger in the Sprock vehicle was transported by the Boyden Ambulance to the Sheldon Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The Buick sustained approximately $1,000 in damage. The Nissan sustained an estimated $5,000 in damage.

Escalera was cited for following too closely.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Boyden Fire Department, Boyden Ambulance and Iowa State Patrol.