Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident – November 11

On Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 10:18 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Kiwi Avenue, two miles west of Hospers, IA.

Salvador Munoz, Jr., age 37, of Janesville, WI, was driving a 2016 Kenworth semi-tractor and pulling a livestock trailer transporting pigs westbound on 400th Street. He attempted to turn north onto Kiwi Avenue when the wheels of the trailer entered the northeast ditch, causing the tractor and trailer to roll onto its side.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Kenworth and trailer was estimated at $50,000.

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

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.