Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – September 17

On Thursday, September 17, at 8:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one mile east of Hull, IA.

Benjamin Van Voorst, age 24, of Hull was driving a 2016 Kia Optima eastbound on Highway 18. Philip Griese, age 28, of Lakota, IA was driving a 2008 Kenworth semi-tractor eastbound on Highway 18 behind Van Voorst. Van Voorst began turning left onto a field driveway and Griese struck the Kia.

Van Voorst reported minor injuries and refused medical treatment.

The Kia sustained approximately $3,000 in damage. The Kenworth was not damaged.

Griese was cited for following too close.