Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – July 24

On Saturday, July 24, at 12:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at on Eagle Avenue, seven miles north of Ireton, IA.

Justin Bleeker, age 20, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Eagle Avenue. David Holtrop, age 64, of Ireton, was driving a 2005 Dodge Dakota southbound on Eagle Avenue. Holtrop maneuvered through road construction barricades and continued driving southbound on Eagle Avenue. Bleeker started to maneuver around the barricades and struck Holtrop.

No injuries were reported.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Dodge sustained an estimated $3,000 in damage.

Bleeker was cited for driving a motor vehicle on the wrong side of a two-way highway.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Ireton Ambulance and Ireton Fire Department.