Motor vehicle accident – September 10

On Friday, September 10, at 7:47 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Jackson Avenue, four miles north of Orange City, IA.

Nancy Scholten, age 62, of Alton, IA was driving a 2015 Ford Explorer eastbound on 400th Street; she stopped for the stop sign at Jackson Avenue. Andrea Garcia, age 20, of Sheldon, IA, was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox eastbound on 400th Street behind Scholten when she struck the Ford.

Scholten was transported by private vehicle to Sioux Center Health for treatment of minor injuries injuries.

The Ford sustained approximately $900 in damage.  Damage to the Chevrolet was estimated at $50.

Garcia was cited for following too close.