Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – June 24

On Thursday, June 24, at 8:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 390th Street and Grant Avenue, in Sioux Center, IA.

Alexis Kooima, age 14, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2008 Ford Explorer westbound on 390th Street when she attempted to turn right turn onto Grant Avenue, lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch and rolled.

A passenger in the vehicle, Randall Kooima, age 54, of Sioux Center, was transported by the Sioux Center Ambulance to Sioux Center Health for treatment of his injuries.

The Explorer sustained approximately $10,000 in damage.

Alexis Kooima was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Fire Department and Sioux Center Ambulance.