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.