Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – July 20

On Tuesday, July 20, at 3:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 340th Street, three miles south of Rock Valley, IA.

Joseph McAndrews, age 16, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2002 Ford Escape eastbound on 340th Street. McAndrews reported he swerved to avoid a deer on the roadway, entered the ditch northeast of the roadway, struck a Sioux County Highway Department traffic sign and rolled.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Ford is estimated at $2,500. The sign sustained approximately $100 in damage.

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