Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – February 11

On Thursday, February 11, at 3:22 p.m. ,the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, three miles northwest of Hull, IA.

Timothy Erickson, age 50, of Doon, IA was driving a 2009 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a flatbed trailer transporting a 1992 CAT 140D motor grader southbound on Highway 75 when he struck a BNSF railway bridge overpass, four miles north of Hull, IA.

No injuries were reported.

The CAT motor grader sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The BNSF railway bridge sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Iowa DOT Motor Vehicle Enforcement.