Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – May 7

On Friday, May 7, at 5:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 370th Street, one mile northeast of Sioux Center, IA.

Autumn Beach, age 15, of Hawarden, IA was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala eastbound on 370th Street when she reported she met a dark colored vehicle traveling westbound that entered her lane of travel. Beach swerved to avoid the westbound vehicle and struck a bridge guardrail.

No injuries were reported.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. Damage to the bridge guardrail is estimated at $1,000.

Beach was cited for violation of an instruction permit.