Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – September 5

On Sunday, September 5, at 8:27 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, one eighth-mile east of Alton, IA.

Samantha Murphy, age 25, of Carter Lake, IA was driving a 2000 Ford F-250 westbound on Highway 10 when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the south ditch and rolled.

Murphy and two passengers were transported to by the Alton Ambulance to Orange City Area Health their injuries.

The Ford sustained an estimated $15,000 in damage.

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

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Alton Ambulance, Alton Fire Department and Orange City Police Department.