Sioux County Sheriff

One injured after semi-trailer strikes building in Hospers – November 12

On Friday, November 12, at 11:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred at Premium Iowa Pork, 108 First Avenue South, in Hospers, IA.


Amir Salah, age 27, of San Francisco, CA, was driving a 2015 Volvo semi-tractor pulling a freight trailer on a driveway of Premium Iowa Pork. As Salah entered onto Main Street, the trailer struck a small building at the entrance of Premium Iowa Pork. An employee of Premium Iowa Pork, Donald Connor, age 52, of Cherokee, IA, was in the building at the time.

Connor was transported by the Hospers Ambulance to Orange City Area Health System for treatment of minor injuries. The semi-trailer sustained approximately $1,000 in damage. Damage to the building was estimated at $5,000.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hospers Ambulance.