Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – August 27

On Friday, August 27, at 7:44 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hospers Drive North, one mile north of Hospers, IA.

Eric Van Meeteren, age 33, of Hull, IA was driving a 2007 Peterbilt semi-tractor  pulling a 2018 Wilson cattle trailer northbound on Hospers Drive North when he lost control of the vehicle, struck a Sioux County Highway Department traffic sign and entered the ditch.

No injuries were reported.

The Peterbilt sustained approximately $10,000 in damage. The sign sustained an estimated $200 in damage.

Van Meeteren was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle.