Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial Motor vehicle accident – October 19

On Tuesday, October 19, at 5:14 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 60 and Jackson Avenue, four miles south of Orange City, IA.

Luke Brueggeman, age 37, of Blue River, WI was driving a 2016 Peterbilt semi-truck northbound on Highway 60. Ahmed  Shaqlane, age 36, of St Paul, MN was driving a 2007 Freightliner semi-truck southbound on Jackson Avenue.  Shaqlane failed to stop for the stop sign for northbound traffic, entered the intersection and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The Peterbilt sustained an estimated $75,000 in damage. The Freightliner sustained approximately $75,000 in damage.

Shaqlane was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.

The Sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department, Orange City Fire Department and Iowa State Patrol.