On Saturday, August 7, at 4:05 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Dogwood Avenue and 380th Street, seven miles northwest of Sioux Center, IA.
Kendra Blom, age 16, of Corsica, SD was driving a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on Dogwood Avenue. J Cruz Gonzalez, age 45, of Dallas, TX was driving a 2013 Ford F-250 eastbound on 380th Street; the two struck in the intersection.
Blom was transported by the Sioux Center Ambulance to Sioux Center Health for treatment of her injuries.
The Pontiac sustained approximately $6,000 in damage. Damage to the Ford was estimated at $20,000.
Gonzalez was cited for failure to yield to a vehicle on right and operating a motor vehicle without a valid drivers license.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Ambulance and Sioux Center Fire Department.