Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – November 6

On Friday, November 6, at 6:39 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles west of Boyden, IA.

Fernanda Gonzalez, age 22, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2017 Ford Fusion westbound on Highway 18. As Gonzalez attempted to pass another westbound vehicle, she met an eastbound vehicle and drove into the south ditch to avoid striking it.

Gonzalez was transported by the Boyden Ambulance to Sanford Sheldon Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.

The Ford sustained approximately $4,000 in damage.

Gonzalez was cited or unsafe passing.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Boyden Fire Department and Boyden Ambulance.