Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – July 23

On Thursday, July 23, at 11:07 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Goldfinch Avenue, five miles southwest of Sioux Center, IA.

Rodney Pearson, age 55, of Carlinville, IL, was driving a 2020 Kenworth semi-tractor pulling a flatbed trailer northbound on Goldfinch Avenue when he met a road maintainer, drove to the right side of the roadway, lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch; the truck and trailer rolled onto its side.

No injuries were reported.

The truck and trailer sustained approximately $20,000 in damage.