Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – March 23

On Tuesday, March 23, at 3:38 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Dipper Avenue, five miles southwest of Ireton, IA.

Douglas Vermilyea, age 37, of Akron, IA was driving a 2005 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a grain trailer southbound on Dipper Avenue when he lost control, entered the west ditch, and overturned.

No injuries were reported.

The Peterbilt and trailer sustained approximately $70,000 in damage.

Vermilyea was cited for failure to maintain control of motor vehicle.