On Monday, August 3, at 2:48 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, two miles west of Orange City, IA
Marisela Jose, age 26, of Hospers, IA was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo southbound on Hickory Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled. The vehicle caught fire but Jose was able to exit the vehicle.
Jose reported minor injuires but declined further medical attention.
The Chevrolet sustained approximately $8,000 in damage.
Jose was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Ambulance and Maurice Fire Department.